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  • A new alloy and forging process developed by Allite, Inc. is able to achieve the production of high quality magnesium forgings.

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    IMA Announces Awards of Excellence Winners

    The International Magnesium Association (IMA) honored their peers with the IMA Awards of Excellence, which were handed out at the 76th Annual World Magnesium Conference in Budapest. Established in 1962, the Awards of Excellence program is an annual award presented to companies for demonstrating outstanding examples of the different uses of magnesium, and presents a […]

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    ALLITE and Weis Develop Exclusive Magnesium Concept Bike

    ALLITE® Inc. partnered with bicycle manufacturer Weis to co-develop the first bicycle track frame made entirely from ALLITE Super Magnesium™. The one-of-a-kind build was showcased at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS) in Sacramento, California in March 2019. The Super Magnesium alloy has been in development since 2006 and was primarily in classified defense […]

  • HIU researchers assemble magnesium batteries under organ inert gas atmosphere.

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    Europe Funds Research for Magnesium Batteries

    Under the “Horizon 2020” program, the European Commission is funding new research and innovation projects that will strive to create and consolidate science-to-technology breakthroughs, establish multidisciplinary research communities, and help establish innovation around them. Among these is the European Magnesium Interactive Battery Community (E-MAGIC) project, which is receiving EUR 6.5 million in order to pool the relevant […]

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    Magnesium Bowl Gifted for IMA’s Diamond Anniversary

    In May 2018, the International Magnesium Association (IMA) celebrated their 75th Anniversary at the World Magnesium Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. The closing banquet consisted of a formal dining experience, a live New Orleans style band, dancing, and a celebration of many years of success for all of the attendees to enjoy. During the event, […]

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    NEDO Develops Magnesium Alloy for Prototype Railway Car Assembly

    The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), a Japanese governmental research and development agency, and the Innovative Structural Materials Association (ISMA) jointly developed a partial prototype structure for a high speed railway vehicle of the same cross section size as the Shinkansen bullet train, using a new magnesium alloy. According to the organizations, the […]

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    Latrobe Magnesium to Develop New German Magnesium Plant

    Latrobe Magnesium Limited (LMG) signed a term sheet with RWE Power AG for the development of a new magnesium plant in Germany, with up to 30,000 tpy of production. The magnesium will come from brown coal fly ash from coal mined at RWE’s Hanbach mine and processed through their supercritical brown coal power station near Cologne, Germany. […]

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    Nevada Clean Magnesium Produces Preliminary Magnesium Metal

    Nevada Clean Magnesium, Inc. achieved preliminary production of magnesium metal from its bench-scale pilot furnace located in Northern British Columbia, Canada. The magnesium metal is a result from a partial test charge the company is conducting in order to identify any operational deficiencies prior to a full charge of dolime material. The charge contains dolomite […]

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    New Extrusion Process for Manufacturing Magnesium Car Parts

    Magnesium is 75% lighter than steel and 33% lighter than aluminum. As the lightest of all structural metals, magnesium has a lot of potential for lightweighting cars and trucks in the aim of improving fuel economy. However, auto makers have been challenged in their attempts to incorporate magnesium alloys into structural car parts. The Department […]