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    Cromodora Wheels Starts Operation of a New Chip Melting Furnace

    Cromodora Wheels SPA has installed a chip recycling furnace with a capacity of 10,000 tons per year for wheel production in Ghedi, Italy. Since 1962 Cromodora Wheels has produced high pressure and low pressure cast magnesium and aluminum alloy wheels for standard production and competition. Cromodora Wheels is an official supplier to luxury automotive manufacturers, […]

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    Novelis Creates Automotive Closed-Loop Recycling System with Volvo Cars

    Novelis implemented a closed-loop recycling system with Volvo Cars in 2019. Through the closed-loop system, the companies work together to take back Volvo’s production scrap. This reduces the company’s dependence on primary aluminum input, reduces the CO2 footprint of the aluminum sheet delivered to Volvo Cars by 78%, and ensures that their production scrap remains in the value-chain and […]

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    Latem Aluminium Starts Up Rotary Furnace for Aluminum Recycling

    Latem Aluminium started operation of a new rotary furnace for recycling of aluminum scrap at its new facility in Villadangos, Spain. The new 30 ton furnace replaces an existing 12 ton furnace, enabling the company to produce 30,000 tons per year of secondary aluminum. The new 30 ton tilting rotary furnace from GHI Smart Furnaces […]

  • Novelis Broke Ground On the Expansion of Its Aluminum Recycling Capabilities

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    Novelis Broke Ground On the Expansion of Its Aluminum Recycling Capabilities

    Novelis Inc. broke ground on a $36 million investment to expand and upgrade recycling capacity at its facility in Greensboro, Georgia. The investment will expand the company’s capabilities in automotive closed-loop recycling, a process to take aluminum scrap created during stamping and recycle it for new vehicle production. Closing the loop preserves the value of the […]

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    October 2019

    Cover Astro is a unique quadruped robot dog, which is supported by an aluminum frame. The mechanical pup is being designed with intelligent learning systems that will enable him to provide assistance to humanity. See story on page 49. Articles Key Aerospace Supplier in Southern California Expands with New Machining Capabilities By Andrea Svendsen, Managing […]

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    Hydro Extrusion Lichtervelde Starts Operation of a New Melting Furnace

    The recycling of manufacturing and turnaround scrap is becoming more and more important within the extrusion industry. Hydro Extruded Solutions currently processes aluminum scrap at a number of facilities, with more than half of their extrusion production coming from recycled material. The company aims to have a total of 20 of its extrusion plants achieve Aluminium Stewardship […]

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    It’s Party Time with Recyclable Aluminum Cups

    For years the beloved red-plastic solo cup has been a quintessential symbol of party culture. Historically they’ve been a perfect receptacle for drinking beer out of a keg or an ice-cold lemonade at a family picnic. What could be better than this traditional symbol of good times? The answer is a recyclable aluminum cup. Ball […]

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    August 2019

    Cover A vision of Hydro’s Peace Bench as it may appear at the Nobel Peace Center in Norway. (Image: Lars Tornoe.) Articles World Secondary Aluminum Industry Annual Review By Rudolf P. Pawlek Page 6 Robotization of the Casthouse Operations at Aluminerie Alouette By Patrice L’Huillier, J.P. Bérubé, and J.P. Castilloux, Aluminerie Alouette Page 18 The […]

  • Aluminum Recycling Technical Conference

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    Inaugural Aluminum Recycling Technical Conference Announced

    The inaugural Aluminum Recycling Technical Conference will be held on October 15-16, 2019, in Nashville, Tennessee. Presented by CRU and FRH Aluminum, the one-and-a-half-day conference will present sessions entirely dedicated to the aluminum scrap and recycling market. Given the current dynamics at play in the U.S. scrap and primary aluminum markets, the importance and value […]