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    Mysterious Table Made from Square Aluminum Tubes

    Joseph Smolenicky, an award winning Swiss architect, designed a table made of brushed and anodized, square aluminum tubes as the latest addition to his United Objects furniture collection. Smolenicky was fascinated that the round steel tube is omnipresent in furniture design, but the square aluminum tube is almost never used. “As a designer, I was […]

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    Aluminum Façade Imitates the Flowing Nature of Fabric

    The Runxuan Textile office, located in Zangcha, Foshan, China, is adorned with a curvilinear aluminum façade and undulating ceiling designed by Masanori Design Studio. Masanori was entrusted with the project to conceive a workspace for the company, which hoped that the new office could enhance its competitiveness in a town famous for its textile production. […]

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    Constellium to Supply Aluminum for Audi e-tron GT

    Constellium is continuing its long standing partnership with Audi by supplying advanced aluminum parts for the new Audi e-tron GT. The company will be providing Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) certified aluminum auto body sheet for closures and inner parts, as well as extrusion-based components for the e-tron GT’s front and rear crash management systems. Constellium’s […]

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    Study on Potential Technology to Decarbonize Alumina Industry

    Rio Tinto has partnered with the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to study whether hydrogen can replace natural gas in alumina refineries to reduce emissions. Rio Tinto will conduct a A$1.2 million feasibility study, equally funded with ARENA through a A$580,000 grant, into using clean hydrogen to replace natural gas in the calcination process of […]

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    EV Range Breakthrough with New Aluminum-Ion Battery

    Graphene Manufacturing Group (GMG), located in Brisbane, Australia, developed graphene aluminum-ion battery cells that the company claims charge 60 times faster than the best lithium-ion cells, and can hold three times the energy of the best aluminum-based cells. The graphene aluminum-ion cells were created using breakthrough nanotechnology from the University of Queensland’s (UQ) Australian Institute […]

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    ClimatePartner Certifies Low Carbon Footprint for Eccomelt

    ClimatePartner GmbH certified the low carbon footprint of Eccomelt LLC’s patented process for the company’s product called eccomelt356.2. The process produces a specification alloy from aluminum wheels at a lower cost than traditional methods and creates a clean charge. The innovation of eccomelt356.2 lies mainly in its proprietary, non-thermal process, which eliminates one carbon-intensive melting […]

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    Nissan and Novelis Partner on Closed Loop Al Recycling for New Qashqai

    Novelis will be supplying Nissan with sustainable, lightweight aluminum body sheet for the new Qashqai SUV. A best-selling SUV in the C-segment, the Qashqai will incorporate aluminum in the hood, doors, and front fenders to reduce weight and increase fuel efficiency. The aluminum in the new SUV has helped it achieve a total of 60 […]

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    Aluminum Cups For All

    The first-of-its-kind Ball Aluminum Cup™ is now available for purchase at major retailers in all 50 states across the U.S. The cups will be available for the first time in more than 18,000 food, drug and mass retailers, including Kroger, Target, Albertsons, CVS and others. Introduced as an alternative to the traditional red plastic party […]