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    Arabal 2017: Advances in Primary Aluminum Technology and Sustainability

    By Andrew Hall, Alken. The 21st Arab International Aluminium Conference (Arabal 2017) took place at Shangri-La’s Barr Al Bandar hotel in Muscat, Oman over the period November 6-9, 2017. The event was hosted by Sohar Aluminium and held under the patronage of H.H. Sayyid Harib bin Thuwaini bin Ahihab Al Said, assistant secretary general of […]

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    Architectural Aluminum Systems Bring Life to a Renovated Academy in London

    Heron Hall Academy in Enfield, north London, U.K., recently received a £17 million refurbishment, remodeling, and extension, converting it from a partly derelict technical college to modern 1,680-student secondary school. This renovation included the replacement of existing steel windows and doors with an extruded aluminum glazing system, as well as the construction of a new wing. […]

  • Aluminium Surface Science and Technology Symposium

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    Aluminium Surface Science and Technology Symposium to be Held in Denmark

    The 8th Aluminium Surface Science and Technology (ASST) Symposium will be held on May 27-31 in Helsingør, Denmark. This is a unique and key event on aluminum science and technology bringing together industries, universities, and research institutions involved with aluminum, which has become a common platform and net-work for aluminum surface science and technology in Europe. Symposium Topics The scope […]

  • FIT and Caterpillar - additive manufactured part

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    ARTICLE: Additive Manufacturing of Aluminum Alloys

    By Joseph C. Benedyk, Editor. Introduction For decades, additive manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing (3DP), has grown and proliferated worldwide into a multibillion dollar industry encompassing many different technologies and types of materials. AM methods embody a group of emerging technologies that create a functional 3D object from any one of a variety […]

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    U.S. Aluminum Tariff Proclamations Set – Exemptions for Canada and Mexico

    Yesterday, President Trump signed proclamations to formally adjust the tariffs on aluminum (10%), stating national security as a major reason for their implementation under Section 232. These tariffs will go into effect 15 days from this signing. Canada and Mexico are temporarily exempt from the tariffs, depending on the outcome of NAFTA negotiations. Other countries will also have an […]

  • TMS 2018

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    Visit Our Booth at TMS 2018

    Light Metal Age is pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at TMS 2018, which will be held on March 11-15 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona. The exhibition will be open from March 12-14, providing a gathering place for scientists and engineers to meet with leading companies in the minerals, metals, and materials […]

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    Aluminum Recyclers Council to Provide Unified Voice for Industry

    Producers of recycled aluminum alloys from across the U.S. have formed the Aluminum Recyclers Council (ARC), with the aim of providing a unified voice for the industry — which is undergoing dramatic changes. The mission of ARC is to promote and defend the domestic aluminum recycling industry and establish a business excellence program focused in […]

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    Section 232: U.S. Aluminum Industry Reacts to Proposed Tariffs

    Earlier this week, President Trump announced plans to impose tariffs on U.S. imports of aluminum (10%) to be applied across the board to all countries for an unspecified period of time. This is in response to reports regarding the 232 Investigation that were recently released by the U.C. Department of Commerce, which looked into the […]