• Figure 5. Cross car beam made of AM50 magnesium alloy. (Source: Meridian Lightweight Technologies.)

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    IMA Launches New Magnesium LCA Study: Setting Sight on Lowering CO2 Emissions

    By Simone Ehrenberger, Institute for Vehicle Concepts, and Dr. Martin Tauber, IMA Achieving zero CO2 emission levels has been a major driver for sustainability goals around the world, with many governments and companies declaring ambitious goals for a circular economy through 2030 and beyond.1 For large, traditional primary metal or processing industries, such as magnesium, […]

  • A gearbox designed by castwerk was the winner of an Award of Excellence in the Automotive Cast Product design Category in 2019.

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    IMA Accepting Submissions for the Awards of Excellence and Environmental Responsibility Award

    The International Magnesium Association (IMA) is accepting submissions for its Awards of Excellence, as well as for its Environmental Responsibility Award. The 2020 winning entries will be recognized during the 77th Annual IMA World Magnesium Conference, which will be held on May 13-15, 2020 in Fukuoka, Japan. Winners will receive plaques and have their entry prominently […]

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    World Magnesium Conference – Call for Abstracts

    The International Magnesium Association (IMA) will host the  77th Annual IMA World Magnesium Conference on May 13-15, 2020, in Fukuoka, Japan. The conference is the premier international magnesium industry conference highlighting technological advances, innovative applications, and emerging developments in the global marketplace. This valuable conference will provide magnesium industry professionals with the latest information and advances on […]

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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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    Final Call for Papers – 2014 Magnesium World Conference

    The International Magnesium Association extended the deadline for its 2014 Call For Papers to Friday, January 19, 2014. Papers submitted will help shape the content of the 71st Annual Magnesium World Conference program, as well as to elevate the presence of companies within the magnesium community. Speaker highlights include: Keynote: Jean Marc Segaud, BMW, Quo […]

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    Light Metal Age Releases the Magnesium Article Archive

    Light Metal Age has released a new database. The Magnesium Article Archive is an easily searchable database of almost 600 magnesium-focused articles from the pages of Light Metal Age magazine from May 1943 to June 2008 on a compact CD. In addition, an introductory article exclusive to the CD by Joe Benedyk is also included. […]