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    Constellium Supplies Auto Body Sheet for Maserati Grecale

    Constellium is supplying aluminum auto body sheet for the new Maserati Grecale, the OEM’s first fully-electric SUV. The aluminum producer is the primary supplier of auto body sheet solutions for the closures of the Maserati Grecale, including the hood, liftgate, and doors. All of the auto body sheet for the Grecale are supplied from Constellium’s […]

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    Colorful Aluminum Chain Façade Cladding Transforms Building Exteriors

    Kriskadecor, headquartered in Spain, recently expanded their product line with façade cladding made of aluminum chains for outdoor use. This customizable aluminum cladding can be used to transform the exterior of buildings, as it can be produced in multiple colors with prints, logos, and high definition images. Both the chains and the profiles are made […]

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    Egyptalum to Host the 24th Arabal Conference & Exhibition in Cairo

    Egyptian Aluminium Company (Egyptalum) is hosting the 24th Arab International Aluminium Conference and Exhibition (Arabal) at the Nile Ritz-Carlton in Cairo, Egypt, on November 29 to December 1, 2022. The event aims to bring together industry leaders from around the world to discuss current issues in the aluminum sector while also exploring investment opportunities in […]

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    Angular Aluminum Center Shares Modular Construction Possibilities

    In October, architecture studio Chybik + Kristof completed an innovative Modular Research Centre in Vizovice, Czech Republic. Constructed with aluminum, the center aims to reframe ideas behind prefabricated construction. Pushing the boundaries of standard modular architecture, the new research center aims to serve as a think-tank to present new concepts and possibilities of modular buildings. […]

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    Magnesium Folding E-Bike is a Strong Choice for Commuters

    The new Fiido X folding e-bike was designed for commuters; it’s small, light weight, sleek and claims to run up to 80 miles on a single charge. The X has a unibody (single piece) aerospace-grade magnesium alloy frame, meaning that the bike’s frame and chassis are made as a single unit. According to the manufacturer, […]

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    USITC Affirms Extension on Relief from Imports of Extrusions from China

    On October 3, 2022, the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) unanimously decided to extend the domestic industry’s hard-won relief from dumped and subsidized imports of aluminum extrusions from China. The USITC made its recent decision under a required five-year “sunset review” covering extrusions. In such reviews, the Commission determines whether or not the termination of anti-dumping (AD) […]

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    Raider’s Al Davis Memorial Torch Clad in Aluminum is World’s Largest 3D-Printed Structure

    By Rose Eaton, Light Metal Age. The Al Davis Memorial Torch is an impressive 3D structure newly installed at the Raider’s Allegiant stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada. Constructed to commemorate the team’s influential late owner, the nine-story-high torch was constructed of 225 3D-printed blocks made of carbon fiber-reinforced polycarbonate, each weighing approximately 350 lbs. The […]

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    Rio Tinto and Volvo to Collaborate on a Sustainable Future

    Rio Tinto and Volvo Group signed an MOU to create a strategic partnership in which Rio Tinto will supply responsibly sourced low-carbon products to Volvo. The companies will work towards decarbonizing Rio Tinto’s operations through piloting Volvo Group’s sustainable autonomous hauling solutions. The multi-materials partnership will allow Rio Tinto, a leading global mining and metals […]