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  • 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, […]

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    Latrobe Receives Environmental Approval for Its Magnesium Facility in Australia

    Latrobe Magnesium Ltd. received approval from the Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to operate its magnesium research, development, and demonstration facility in Hazelwood North, Australia. The demonstration facility will utilize a world-first patented extraction process to produce magnesium metal. Latrobe has completed a feasibility study on the new process, validating its combined hydromet/thermal reduction process that […]

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    Magnesium Market Outlook is Solid

    Global growth in the magnesium market is expected to average 3.4% per year reaching almost 1.2 million tpy by 2020, according to a new report — Magnesium Metal: Global Industry, Markets & Outlook, 12th Edition — from Roskill that forecasts the industry out to 2020. Globally aluminum alloys and die casting are predicted to be the […]