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  • Figure 5. Cross car beam made of AM50 magnesium alloy. (Source: Meridian Lightweight Technologies.)

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    IMA Launches New Magnesium LCA Study: Setting Sight on Lowering CO2 Emissions

    By Simone Ehrenberger, Institute for Vehicle Concepts, and Dr. Martin Tauber, IMA Achieving zero CO2 emission levels has been a major driver for sustainability goals around the world, with many governments and companies declaring ambitious goals for a circular economy through 2030 and beyond.1 For large, traditional primary metal or processing industries, such as magnesium, […]

  • Figure 3. Open-air casting of the first magnesium metal ingot generated using the company’s proprietary production process.

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    Big Blue Technologies Developing Carbothermal Reduction Technology for Magnesium Metal Production

    Big Blue Technologies has officially begun producing primary magnesium (Mg) metal on its pilot system in Denver, Colorado (Figure 1), which uses a proprietary carbothermal reduction process. Implementing modern high temperature and vacuum engineering solutions, the company aims to introduce the world’s most energy and material efficient primary production process. The company plans to produce […]

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    Latrobe Receives Environmental Approval for Its Magnesium Facility in Australia

    Latrobe Magnesium Ltd. received approval from the Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to operate its magnesium research, development, and demonstration facility in Hazelwood North, Australia. The demonstration facility will utilize a world-first patented extraction process to produce magnesium metal. Latrobe has completed a feasibility study on the new process, validating its combined hydromet/thermal reduction process that […]

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    Galaxy and Panoz to Showcase Mg’s Lightweight Prowess at Pirelli GT4 Race

    Galaxy Magnesium – a company that provides mine-to-customer magnesium – has partnered with Panoz Racing to create lightweight, safe, high-performance vehicle technology for race cars. Panoz has been a regular competitor in SRO Motorsports Group competitions over the last three years and has garnered multiple team manufacturer and driver championship titles. Racing is an exciting demonstration platform for […]

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    Asbestos, a Town with a Dark Past, Looks Forward to a Bright Future with Green Magnesium

    Today, Alliance Magnesium officially broke ground on the construction of its high value-added magnesium ingot production plant. Construction of the environmentally responsible magnesium plant in Asbestos, Quebec, is expected to create more than 100 jobs in the region. The casting center will become operational first, ready to recycle magnesium as of the first quarter of […]

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    Western Magnesium Initiates the Buildout of Commercialized Pilot Plant

    Western Magnesium Corporation (formerly Nevada Clean Magnesium), headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, has started the buildout of its first commercialized pilot plant, with several industrial sites in the U.S. under consideration. The company plans to use a proprietary technology for the production of low-cost, green magnesium metal using dolomite from its Tami-Mosi deposit in Ely, […]

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    IMA Launches Virtual Demonstrator for Magnesium Automotive Products

    The International Magnesium Association (IMA) recently launched its 3D Magnesium Automotive Applications Demonstrator, showcasing the value of magnesium in lightweighting and utilization throughout vehicle production, from structural to body-in-white (BIW), to transmission components and interior applications. The new animated on-screen version of the demonstrator provides an interactive tool for visualizing magnesium parts used in serial production. Broken […]

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    ARTICLE: Terves Expands Capabilities with New Extrusion Press for Magnesium

    Terves Inc. in Euclid, OH, is a developer and manufacturer of engineered magnesium alloys. The company recently completed the installation of a state-of-the-art 3,500 MT extrusion press (Figure 1). Housed within the company’s new 11,000 sq ft magnesium metal processing facility, the press secures Terves’ supply of wrought dissolvable magnesium alloys, as well as further […]