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Building Recognition for Sustainable Aluminium

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Sustainability is the biggest challenge faced by the aluminium industry today. As a basic material, aluminium is intrinsically sustainable, because the basic properties of aluminium do not change during processing. It can be recycled repeatedly without any loss in quality and reused in manufacturing various products. However, the primary production process of aluminium is quite [...]


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New Lighter Weight AGVs for Primary Aluminium Industry

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The latest generation of AGVs for carrying heavy loads throughout aluminum manufacturing facilities – with a significant reduction in vehicle weight – are minimizing maintenance and power requirements by up to 60 percent, delivering a new level of streamlined performance and cost efficiency for primary metals manufacturers. The primary metal industry has long relied on Automated [...]


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India Needs to Step Up its Aluminium Scrap Recycling Pursuits

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Environmental sustainability is integral to the existence and growth of any manufacturing industry. Aluminium as an industry being highly energy intensive has always attracted a lot of attention from the global R&D fraternity who, time and again, has come up with solutions aimed at reducing the consumption of non-renewable energy and emission of greenhouse gases. [...]


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What does a Sustainable Aluminium World Look Like?

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We can hardly imagine the technological advances that may take place in next ten years, let alone thirty years. But, our visions for the future, our dreams, can drive us to innovate and to take new paths towards sustainability in a technologically advanced world. While attending the AluSolutions 2016 conference and exhibition in Abu Dhabi from May 10-11, [...]


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Aluminium prices hit six-month high in China as the economy shows signs of stabilizing

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Aluminium prices have hit a six-month high in China following comments by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang that the country’s economy is showing signs of stabilizing. The metal, which is used in everything from soda cans to mobile phones, closed at 11,740 yuan ($1,804) per metric ton and ended a seven-month losing streak. Aluminium futures, meanwhile, [...]


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Improvement of Aluminum Reduction Cell Life

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Aluminum Reduction Cell Life  During bullish aluminum pricing cycle, smelter management typically emphasizes increasing production, but during bearish cycles, it turns to cost reduction strategies.  Unfortunately most of the smelter’s costs are determined by factors that are beyond the control of internal management.  For example:  Alumina, coke and power pricing are usually determined by long [...]


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