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    Call for Entries: IMA Awards of Excellence

    The International Magnesium Association (IMA) is calling for entries for both the Awards of Excellence and the Environmental Responsibility Awards. Winning entries for both awards will be recognized during the IMA’s 71st Annual World Magnesium Conference, to be held June 1 – 3, 2014 in Munich, Germany. The deadline for both awards is March 7, […]

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    Sapa Design Manual Now Available as an iPhone App

    Sapa is making the Design Manual available as a downloadable app for iPhone and iPad users, available in the Apple Store (an android version is forthcoming). The app offers a new channel to reach architects, designers, engineers, and students, who are eager to learn more about aluminum and aluminum profiles.The Design Manual is a strong […]

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    Ideas Taking Shape – Entries Sought for 2014 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition

    The Aluminum Extruders Council and the ET Foundation are seeking entries for the 2014 International Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition. The competition is divided into two classes: Professional and Student.  Cash prizes and student scholarships are expected to total $20,000 — including a Grand Prize of $3,500. Cash prizes and student scholarships are sponsored by Sapa […]

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    Maadi Group CEO Talks Structural Design

    In our April 2013 issue, Light Metal Age interviewed the president and ceo of MAADI Group Inc., Alexandre de la Chevrotiere in order to discuss the overall history and business of MAADI and its work on bridge construction and civil and maritime structures. In the article, de la Chevrotiere points to aluminum’s advantages in structural […]