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    New Partnership Offers Refractory Support in Europe

    The Plibrico Company and the Pli Group Europe GmbH have partnered to supply monolithic refractory materials and services in Europe. This collaboration between manufacturer and distributor allows more than ten European countries access to Plibrico made refractory materials and services. “Adding Pli Group Europe GmbH to our ranks of PliPartners allows Plibrico to reinforce its […]

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    Curtiss Designs All-Electric Motorcycles with Aluminum Frame

    Curtiss Motorcycles is accepting reservations for two models of its new all-electric Zeus motorcycle. Both Zeus motorcycle models, named the Bobber and Cafe, feature carved aluminum billet and carbon fiber construction and can be ordered in raw or anodized black finishes. “We are working with our proprietary technology now, so our hands have been untied […]

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    U.S. Treasury Intends to Lift Rusal Sanctions

    The U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced its intention to end sanctions on UC Rusal and its parent company En+. The sanctions were imposed in April 2018 targeted Russian businessman Oleg Deripaska and his business empire, which includes Rusal, En+, and other companies in which he owned stakes. The OFAC cited “malign activities” […]

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    Jeep’s 2020 Gladiator Features Aluminum Parts

    Jeep presented its new mid-size pickup truck, the 2020 Gladiator, at the recent Los Angeles Auto Show 2018. The Gladiator incorporates aluminum throughout its design along with a steel underframe. The hood, hinges, fenders, windshield frame, and tailgate are made of aluminum, helping to curtail weight while boosting fuel economy. The versatile truck boasts best-in-class […]

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    Alba Commissions Potline 6, Becomes Largest Single Site Aluminum Smelter

    Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) officially announced the commissioning of its sixth potline on December 13th. The $3.5 billion Line 6 Expansion Project precedes the gradual ramp-up of 424 pots, which will make the company the largest single-site aluminum smelter in the world upon completion. The commissioning of Line 6 was completed ahead of its first hot metal […]

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    Rebirth by Fire: Secondary Aluminum for the Win

    By Gerd Krause, Mediakonzep. At the end of their product life, cars, bicycles, beverage cans, rails, and bridges of closed down railway lines become valuable scrap material that can be separated by type, recycled, and then resurrected as consumer goods. Aluminum is one of the best enablers in an ecological recycling economy thanks to its […]

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    SNSTech Launches Re-Closable Aluminum Can

    SNSTech, LLC, a Texas based startup, has developed a re-closable beverage can that’s made of 100% aluminum. The patented SipNShut can is composed of industry standard 5182 aluminum alloy and is fully recyclable. The state-of-the-art design allows beverage consumers to take a previously opened aluminum can with them on the go like they would a […]