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    Record Year for Aluminum Recycling in the U.K.

    Alupro (the Aluminum Packaging Recycling Organisation), based in the U.K., reported a record year for aluminum recycling. According to annual data published by the National Packaging Waste Database (NPWD), the U.K.’s aluminum packaging recycling rate was a record 68% in 2021, with more than 156,000 tonnes collected for recycling (a 3% year over year). This […]

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    Novelis and Ball Now Make Aluminum Cups out of 90% Recycled Content

    Ball Corporation, a global provider of infinitely recyclable aluminum beverage packaging, and aluminum recycler and supplier Novelis, announced that the Ball Aluminum Cup is now composed of 90% recycled content. This evolution builds on the aluminum cup’s slogan of infinite recyclability by lowering its carbon footprint, therefore further positioning the product as a sustainable solution […]

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    Novelis Launches Lab to Advance Carbon Neutral Aluminum Manufacturing

    Novelis launched a research and development laboratory to advance carbon neutral solutions for aluminum manufacturing. The new lab, called Net Zero Lab Valais, is located at the company’s manufacturing site in Sierre, Switzerland, and will be a collaboration with local energy distributor OIKEN and HES-SO Valais-Wallis and EPFL from the Swiss innovation and research hub Energypolis Campus. […]

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    ELYSIS and Apple Collaborate to Use Carbon-Free Aluminum in the New iPhone

    ELYSIS, the joint venture between Alcoa and Rio Tinto, is strengthening its ties with Apple. The company has produced the first commercial-purity primary aluminum at industrial scale, which will be used in Apple products. The breakthrough technology produces oxygen instead of greenhouse gases (GHGs), and the achievement marks a major milestone in the production of […]

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    First Annual Forging Lightweight Alloys Conference a Success

    The Forging Industry Association (FIA) held its first annual Forging Lightweight Alloys Conference & Plant Tour on February 14-16, in Pinehurst, North Carolina. The multi-faceted three-day event started with an “Aluminum and Titanium Metallurgy & Forging 101 Workshop,” led by Prof. Blair London, Materials Engineering Dept., Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, which was focused on […]

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    New Mercedes EQE Features Aluminum Sheet & Extrusions

    The Mercedes-AMG EQE sedan is the latest edition to the OEM’s growing portfolio of battery-electric performance models. The EQE is based on the electric-exclusive Mercedes architecture of the luxury and premium class (EVA2). The new EQE offers a performance-oriented drive concept with two electric motors. The powerful electric drivetrain (eATS), with a motor on each […]