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    Apple Launches 100% Recycled Aluminum MacBook Air and Mac mini

    Apple Inc. introduced all-new MacBook Air and Mac mini computers, both of which are manufactured with enclosures made from 100% recycled aluminum for the first time. “Every Mac enclosure is made from aluminum,” explained stated Laura Grove, vice president of hardware engineering at Apple during the company October 2018 event. “We use aluminum because it has incredible strength, durability, […]

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    Aludium to Resume Aluminum Casting in Alicante

    Aludium announced plans to reopen aluminum casting operations at its plant in Alicante, Spain. The facility had been closed since 2008 due to the impact of the financial crisis on the global aluminum industry. The company’s decision is part of its strategic plan to grow the business, which is also comprised of rolling mills in […]

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    New Voice for a Unified Aluminum Recycling Industry: Interview with Luke Palen, Aluminum Recyclers Council

    The Aluminum Recyclers Council (ARC) was recently formed to promote and protect the domestic aluminum recycling industry, while also improving recycling operations in North America through business excellence programs. The ARC named Luke Palen as chairman. He is also the president of Spectro Alloys Corp., an aluminum recycling company operating in Minnesota for over 40 […]

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    Harsco Acquires ALTEK

    Harsco Corporation acquired ALTEK Group on a debt and cash free basis for a purchase price of £45 million (approximately $60 million). The acquisition includes an additional future contingent consideration subject to the future financial performance of ALTEK over the next four years, consistent with its growth and revenue. The cost-efficient recovery of metal and […]

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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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    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 […]

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    ARTICLE: AMAG Completes Massive Growth Plan

    AMAG Austria Metall AG started up production of a new aluminum cold rolling mill in Ranshofen, Austria, as part of a massive expansion plan aimed at making the integrated company Europe’s most state-of-the-art aluminum manufacturer. The official opening of the new mill, along with heat treating and passivation capacity, was held on June 22, 2017 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]