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    Magnesium Alloy Process Developments and Applications

    Editor’s Note: Although the focused patent surveys in Light Metal Age have generally covered select aluminum technologies, magnesium alloy technology has generally been sidelined. Nevertheless, magnesium is a major alloying master alloy in aluminum casthouse production and critical to the reduction of light metals, such as titanium and beryllium. Therefore, this patent survey aims to […]

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    Galaxy and Panoz to Showcase Mg’s Lightweight Prowess at Pirelli GT4 Race

    Galaxy Magnesium – a company that provides mine-to-customer magnesium – has partnered with Panoz Racing to create lightweight, safe, high-performance vehicle technology for race cars. Panoz has been a regular competitor in SRO Motorsports Group competitions over the last three years and has garnered multiple team manufacturer and driver championship titles. Racing is an exciting demonstration platform for […]

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    Mg 2021 Issues Call for Abstracts on Magnesium Alloys

    The 12th International Conference on Magnesium Alloys and their Applications (Mg 2021) will be held June 15–18, 2021, in Montreal, Canada. The conference will cover the full breadth of magnesium research and development, from primary production to applications to end-of-life management. Scientists and engineers from academia, government, and industry will discuss new developments in magnesium […]

  • ALLITE Super Magnesium

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    ALLITE Inc. and Xi’an Jiaotong University to Break New Ground in Magnesium Alloy Science

    ALLITE Inc. and Xi’an Jiaotong University are coming together to collaborate on magnesium alloy research. The 5-year, multi-million-dollar partnership will focus on advancing ALLITE’s proprietary Super Magnesium™ alloys. “ALLITE Inc. is very pleased to announce this partnership with the professors at Xi’an Jiaotong University,” said Bruno Maier, president of ALLITE Inc. “The wealth of knowledge that our […]

  • Brunel Universtiy - BCAST

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    BCAST Invests in New Light Metals Research Center

    Brunel University’s Centre for Advanced Solidification Technology (BCAST) in London is investing in the construction of a new light metals research facility, called the Future Metallurgy Centre. The project has been granted £16 million from the UK Research Partnership Investment Fund (UKRPIF). “We are very pleased with the £16m UKRPIF funding,” said Prof. Zhongyun Fan, director of […]

  • A new alloy and forging process developed by Allite, Inc. is able to achieve the production of high quality magnesium forgings.

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    IMA Announces Awards of Excellence Winners

    The International Magnesium Association (IMA) honored their peers with the IMA Awards of Excellence, which were handed out at the 76th Annual World Magnesium Conference in Budapest. Established in 1962, the Awards of Excellence program is an annual award presented to companies for demonstrating outstanding examples of the different uses of magnesium, and presents a […]

  • allite-weis magnesium bike

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    ALLITE and Weis Develop Exclusive Magnesium Concept Bike

    ALLITE® Inc. partnered with bicycle manufacturer Weis to co-develop the first bicycle track frame made entirely from ALLITE Super Magnesium™. The one-of-a-kind build was showcased at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS) in Sacramento, California in March 2019. The Super Magnesium alloy has been in development since 2006 and was primarily in classified defense […]

  • NEDO magnesium railway prototype

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    NEDO Develops Magnesium Alloy for Prototype Railway Car Assembly

    The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), a Japanese governmental research and development agency, and the Innovative Structural Materials Association (ISMA) jointly developed a partial prototype structure for a high speed railway vehicle of the same cross section size as the Shinkansen bullet train, using a new magnesium alloy. According to the organizations, the […]

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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. […]