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    Hell-Bent on Recycling Aluminum Cans

    On July 21st, HELL Energy Group, an energy and soft drink producer based in Hungary, together with the aluminum company Hydro, signed a contract to introduce the greenest beverage can in the world. According to HELL, the beverage can body sheet for the whole portfolio will be produced from Hydro CIRCAL, the prime-quality recycled aluminum […]

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    Asbestos, a Town with a Dark Past, Looks Forward to a Bright Future with Green Magnesium

    Today, Alliance Magnesium officially broke ground on the construction of its high value-added magnesium ingot production plant. Construction of the environmentally responsible magnesium plant in Asbestos, Quebec, is expected to create more than 100 jobs in the region. The casting center will become operational first, ready to recycle magnesium as of the first quarter of […]

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    Matalco Orders New Furnaces and Equipment for Latest Greenfield Site in Wisconsin

    Matalco Inc. entered into an agreement with Gillespie & Powers Inc. for their supply of one 115,000 lb tilting melting furnace, one 115,000 lb tilting holding furnace, three 120,000 lb batch homogenizing ovens, and two 120,000 lb. batch coolers with charging car, and related equipment in support of Matalco’s business expansion in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. […]

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    Recycling and Recovery of Aluminum Scrap

    USA US9956609 — METAL SORTING, MELTING AND FABRICATION APPARATUS AND METHODS — Melt Cognition, LLC (USA) — According to some aspects, a system for producing a target molten metal composition is provided. The system includes a sorting device that sorts input pieces of metal based on a control signal. Sorted pieces of metal are melted […]

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    Novelis to Acquire Aleris

    Novelis Inc., the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today announced it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Aleris Corporation, a global supplier of rolled aluminum products, for approximately $2.6 billion including the assumption of debt. The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals and is expected to close in 9-15 […]

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    IMA Publishes Flow Analysis on European Magnesium Recycling

    The International Magnesium Association (IMA) announced the findings of a comprehensive material flow analysis of magnesium in the EU for the year 2012. The report, Magnesium Recycling in the EU (pdf), was prepared during the first half of 2017 by Oakdene Hollins on behalf of the IMA and was based on valuable input received from both […]

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    Leading Global Aluminum Organizations Sign MOU for Sustainable Aluminum Industry

    The International Aluminium Institute (IAI) and the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI), a multi-stakeholder organization with the mission to foster responsible production, sourcing, and stewardship of aluminum, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate in their respective efforts to support continuous improvement in the performance of the global aluminum industry and the sustainable use and […]

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    Aluminum Cans Carry Lower Carbon Footprint than Glass or Plastic

    According to a new study, “Analysis of the Energy and Greenhouse Gas Emission Implications of Distributing and Refrigerating Beverages,” conducted for the Aluminum Association by ICF International, the combined greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with the transportation and refrigeration of beverages in aluminum cans are lower than those associated with that of beverages in glass or […]

  • Ford F-150 recycles aluminum

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    Ford Recycles Enough Aluminum to Build 30,000 F-150 Bodies Every Month

    The new F-150 is the greenest F-150 thanks to advanced materials like high-strength, military-grade aluminum alloy and EcoBoost® engine technology. Ford recycles as much as 20 million pounds of aluminum stamping scrap per month, using the closed-loop system at its Dearborn Truck Plant where the F-150 is built. That is the equivalent of more than 30,000 F-150 […]