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  • Aludium multi-chamber furnace

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    Aludium Orders Multi-Chamber Furnace for Recycling Painted Scrap

    Aludium is investing €20 million in an Ecomelt PS-275 multi-chamber melting furnace for its facility in Amorebieta, Spain, which includes hot and cold rolling capacities, as well as strip processing and a casthouse for rolling slabs. The site produces sheet primarily serving the building and construction, distribution, and specialities sectors. The new furnace, supplied by […]

  • Novelis Scrap

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    Novelis Achieves Key Sustainability Goals Ahead of Target

    Novelis Inc. increased the use of high-recycled aluminum content inputs in FY17 from 53% to 55% year-over-year – two years ahead of target – one of its key sustainability targets. Novelis detailed its continued progress toward its sustainability commitments and goals in a new sustainability report for 2017. The sustainable gains achieved by the company […]

  • Jaguar Land Rover - REALITY

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    Jaguar Land Rover Launches Program to Support Recycling of End-of-Life Vehicles

    Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is expanding its closed-loop recycling programs by implementing a new project to further develop its closed-loop recycling of aluminum from end-of-life vehicles back into new, high-performance products for its vehicles. The £2 million project, called REALITY, will consider advanced sorting technologies and evaluate the next generation aluminum alloys for greater recyclability. […]

  • GARMCO

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    ARTICLE: GARMCO’s New Recycling Facility

    Editor’s Note: This article first appeared in the August 2017 issue of Light Metal Age. To read more articles from this issue, please subscribe. Gulf Aluminium Rolling Mill (GARMCO) successfully cast its first rolling slab at the new recycling facility constructed at its rolling complex in the Kingdom of Bahrain (Figure 1). The US$55 million […]

  • Audubon Metals Ingot

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    Audubon Metals Expanding Secondary Aluminum Capacity

    Audubon Metals LLC, a subsidiary of Koch Enterprises Inc., is investing $8.3 million in its facility in Henderson, KY, which produces secondary aluminum using shredded automotive metal. The expansion will add nearly 21,000 sq ft of manufacturing space — enlarging it to more than 333,000 sq ft — in order to house a fifth reverberatory furnace […]

  • GARMCO - aluminum recycling and remelt

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    GARMCO Remelt Expansion On Track

    Gulf Aluminium Rolling Mill (GARMCO), Bahrain, announced that its new aluminum recycling plant continues to achieve significant milestones with erection of the building frame, installation of two 70 tonne melting furnaces, and commencement for the installation of a 105 tonne twin chamber furnace. The air pollution control equipment is currently being installed and the pit […]

  • Auto Recycling

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    ARTICLE: Grave-to-Gate: Automotive Aluminum Recycling at End-of-Life

    By Sean Kelly and Diran Apelian, Center for Resource Recovery and Recycling, Metal Processing Institute, Worcester Polytechnic Institute. The demand for aluminum and its alloys is projected to grow by 39% over the next decade in the North American light automotive sector [1]. Aluminum is an attractive material for the transportation industry as it is […]

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    Leading Global Aluminum Organizations Sign MOU for Sustainable Aluminum Industry

    The International Aluminium Institute (IAI) and the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI), a multi-stakeholder organization with the mission to foster responsible production, sourcing, and stewardship of aluminum, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate in their respective efforts to support continuous improvement in the performance of the global aluminum industry and the sustainable use and […]