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  • Breaking ground. From left: Emilie LaGrow, Village Manager, Village of Cassopolis. Eivind Kallevik, Executive Vice President Hydro Aluminium Metal. Hilde Merete Aasheim, President & CEO. Charles «Chuck» Johnson President of US Aluminum Association. Anniken Ramberg Krutnes, Norwegian ambassador to the United States. Congressman Tim Walberg. Bob Hance, MEC President & CEO. David Johnson, President, Village of Cassopolis.

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    Hydro Breaks Ground on Greenfield Recycling Facility in Michigan

    Hydro broke ground on a new $150 million state-of-the-art aluminum recycling facility located at the Southwest Michigan Advanced Research and Technology (SMART) Park in Cassopolis, Michigan. Along with a number of other recycling projects underway, the new facility in Cassopolis will be a key stepping-stone in Hydro’s ambition of doubling recycling of post-consumer aluminum by […]

  • The Deeside aluminium recycling plant in the UK are getting ready to recycle even more post-consumer aluminium into new low-carbon products.

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    Hydro Makes Multiple Investments to Increase Aluminum Recycling Worldwide

    Hydro is focused on sustainability, having set ambitious climate, environmental, and social targets — including the goal of achieving net-zero emissions by 2050. Currently, the company is on track to meet this goal, with the expectation of reducing its emissions 10% by 2025 and 30% by 2030 (from a 2018 baseline). One of Hydro’s main […]

  • Hydro’s Rackwitz aluminum recycling plant - aluminum forging stock

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    Hydro to Begin Producing Forging Stock at Its Rackwitz Recycling Plant

    Hydro is investing EUR 40 million to expand its Rackwitz recycling plant near Leipzig, Germany, to enable the production of HyForge™ forging stock. The expansion will significantly increase the use of post-consumer aluminum scrap and will serve automotive customers with smaller-diameter, high-quality billets that may be forged directly into high-quality automotive components. “After successfully introducing […]

  • Rio Tinto Arvida

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    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 […]

  • Talex casthouse

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    TALEX Starts Up Billet Casthouse in Abu Dhabi

    Taweelah Aluminium Extrusion Co. (TALEX) LLC started operation of a casthouse supplied by Hertwich Engineering, part of SMS group, for extrusion billet at its facility in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The casthouse is part of the company’s first expansion stage, which also includes the installation of two extrusion lines. The TALEX Project Formed as a commitment of its shareholders […]