casthouse safety

Subscribe Now

  • Jeff Henderson, president of the AEC, speaking at EDU '18.

    Posted in:

    ALUMINUM USA Hosts Enhanced Technical Conference and Workshops

    ALUMINUM USA 2019 will be held on September 12-13, 2019 at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee. The event, which is presented in partnership with the Aluminum Association, will host an enhanced technical conference — which is comprised of technical presentations, panel discussions, and case studies to advance knowledge and share expertise across the […]

  • Aluminum melting operation - molten metal

    Posted in:

    The Aluminum Association’s Continued Commitment to Safety

    The Aluminum Association just released the 2018 Molten Metal Incident Report covering calendar year 2017. The report also summarizes historical data for the years 1980 through 2016. It highlights the predominant hazards that result in explosions during molten aluminum management worldwide, incorporating roughly 300 aluminum plants in 20 countries. Though not a statistical representation of […]

  • Posted in:

    Fundamentals of Casthouse Safety – Online Training Module Now Available

    Online Training As a component of its molten metal safety leadership, the Aluminum Association released a 40-minute online training module titled “Fundamentals of Casthouse Safety” for educational use. This training was developed from a presentation on the topic originally given at the 2017 ALUMINUM USA trade show. This module is designed to provide an introduction […]

  • Rio Tinto Arvida

    Posted in:

    Arvida Casthouse Upgrades with Revolutionary Billet Casting Technology

    By Andrea Svendsen, Managing Editor. Rio Tinto produces aluminum billet used in the manufacture of profiles for the building and construction, automotive, and consumer durables industries. Most of this billet is sold to the North American market, with 60% going to the U.S. The company expects the automotive and transportation industries to be the main […]

  • aluminum casting

    Posted in:

    ARTICLE: 2017 Molten Metal Incident Report

    The Aluminum Association just released the 2017 Molten Metal Incident Report covering calendar year 2016. The report highlights the predominant hazards that result in explosions during molten aluminum management worldwide, incorporating roughly 300 aluminum plants in 20 countries. Though not a statistical representation of the industry due to the fact that incidents are voluntarily reported, […]