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    February 2024

    Cover When one chapter ends, another begins. Rio Tinto’s Arvida smelter in Quebec recently announced plans to shut down all six original potlines by the end of 2028. At the same time, Rio Tinto is investing $1.1 billion to install 96 new AP60 pots at the site, increasing capacity by 160,000 tonnes of low-carbon aluminum […]

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    October 2023

    Cover The Maserati MC20 Cielo convertible supercar features structural aluminum components as part of its mixed-material strategy to improve performance and lighten weight. The ICE version has the most aluminum in its class segment. The MC20 Cielo with 621 horsepower engine can propel the car from zero to 60 mph in 2.9 seconds, seemingly lifting […]

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    Secondary Aluminum Breakthrough Technology

    The REMADE Institute announced a new technology license, which involves a technological innovation capable of removing metallic impurities from recycled aluminum melt, thereby improving the quality of the aluminum and allowing it to be used for more diverse applications, including electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing. The innovation is part of a research and development project first […]

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    October 2022

    Cover Aluminum profiles on the runnout table of the new 25 MN, 8 inch extrusion line installed by General Extrusions Inc. at its facility in Youngstown, OH. The highly automated new line enables the company to modernize its operations. The line more than doubles the company’s current capacity, ensuring its continued success in the years […]

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    EPIQ Machinery and DTA Team Up to Provide AGVs to Aluminum Producers

    EPIQ Machinery and DTA formed a team agreement for close collaboration aimed at bringing an array of automated guided vehicles (AGVs) to the aluminum market. “Our approach and our corporate values come together,” said Éloïse Harvey, CEO of EPIQ Machinery. “Our unique expertise and know-how complement each other and allow us to offer much more […]

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    Addressing the Problem of Greenwashing in the Aluminum Industry

    By Subodh Das, Phinix, LLC, and Martin Hartlieb, Viami International Inc. Environmental sustainability has become a major trend across aluminum and other industries. A vast majority of companies are aspiring to achieve lower carbon resources in their operations and products, based on circular economy and Paris Agreement parameters. Generally, this trend is positive. However, while […]

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    August 2022

    Cover End-of-life autos ready for shredding and recycling. (See article on page 38) Articles World Secondary Aluminum Industry Annual Review By Rudolf P. Pawlek Page 6 Addressing the Problem of Greenwashing in the Aluminum Industry By Subodh Das and Martin Hartlieb Page 18 Aluminum Insights’ Support and Service: Seamless Collaboration between Extruder and Customer Page […]

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    Mecfor and Advanced Dynamics Merge Heavy Machinery Businesses to Form New Company

    Mecfor, based in Saguenay, Quebec, Canada, and Advanced Dynamics, based in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, Quebec, Canada, are merging their operations. The newly formed company will be known as EPIQ Machinery. “Today’s announcement is the culmination of several years of fruitful collaboration between our two companies,” said Éloïse Harvey, CEO of EPIQ Machinery (and former president of Mecfor). […]