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  • Dec 17 2014

    Fiber Reinforced Aluminium

    A Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) research team led by Professor Yui-bun Chan from the Department of ...
    A Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) research team led by Professor Yui-bun Chan from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, with support from UC RUSAL has discovered a new aluminium composite – Fiber Reinforced Aluminium. This new material is stronger than existing aluminium, cheaper and lighter than steel, and can also be used with insulation panels designed to produce a building envelope system that is safer, cheaper, more energy-efficient and easier to mount. The project is ...
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  • Nov 27 2014

    20th CRU World Aluminium Conference 2015, Dubai

    20th CRU World Aluminium Conference will take place on the 11-13 May 2015 at the Madinat Jumeirah, in Dubai. CRU's ...
    20th CRU World Aluminium Conference will take place on the 11-13 May 2015 at the Madinat Jumeirah, in Dubai. CRU's World Aluminium Conference attracts influential delegates involved in smelting, recycling, rolling, extruding, trade, raw materials, purchasing, technology and finance. The event is valued for the quality of the presentations, the excellent networking and the business opportunities that arise from important industry meetings.  For more information, please visit: CRU Events
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  • Nov 26 2014

    The All-Aluminium JCB GT Crowned the Fastest Digger in the World

    The JCB GT, which is made completely out of aluminium, has been crowned the fastest digger in the world in ...
    The JCB GT, which is made completely out of aluminium, has been crowned the fastest digger in the world in a record attempt which took place in Sydney, Australia. Guinness World Records confirmed the JCB GT digger is officially the fastest backhoe loader with a speed of 72.58 mph (116.82km/h). Source: Construction Equipment Association (CEA) To find out more about Aluminium in Transport, please go to: The Aluminium Story Picture Credit: JCB
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  • Nov 25 2014

    Aluminium in Aboriginal Art

    A partnership between the Waringarri Aboriginal arts centre in Kununurra and Wesfarmers, Western Australia, has seen Aboriginal artists from the ...
    A partnership between the Waringarri Aboriginal arts centre in Kununurra and Wesfarmers, Western Australia, has seen Aboriginal artists from the East Kimberly create a set of 15 aluminium sculptures which have been cast from designs carved on boab nuts.  The Boab100 collection saw 15 emerging and senior artists chosen to produce one cast each from the boab nut that they had personally picked. The casts were sent to Brisbane and Shanghai workshops to be produced into white aluminium. Australian public ...
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  • Nov 25 2014

    Alumina Quality Workshop (AQW), Perth

    The Alumina Quality Workshop (AQW) is taking place on the 19-23 April 2015 in Perth, Western Australia.The AQW forum has ...
    The Alumina Quality Workshop (AQW) is taking place on the 19-23 April 2015 in Perth, Western Australia.The AQW forum has been going since 1988 with the aim of bringing together the world’s alumina producers and their customers to exchange ideas and information to improve product quality.The workshop is now a major international symposium, covering all aspects of the production of alumina from bauxite, of which alumina quality remains an important aspect. AQW 2015 is hosted by Alcoa.To find out more, ...
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  • Nov 20 2014

    HARBOR’s 8th Aluminum Outlook Summit, Chicago

    HARBOR’s 8th Aluminum Outlook Summit is taking place on the 2nd- 4th June 2015 at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, ...
    HARBOR’s 8th Aluminum Outlook Summit is taking place on the 2nd- 4th June 2015 at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago.For more information, please click here: HARBOR
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  • Nov 09 2014

    Metals Packaging Europe Launch New Recycling Mark

    Metal Packaging Europe (MPE) have developed a new Recycles Mark to be used on-pack and off-pack to encourage consumers to ...
    Metal Packaging Europe (MPE) have developed a new Recycles Mark to be used on-pack and off-pack to encourage consumers to better understand their role in recycling. The Metal Recycles Forever Mark provides new and clearer information on keeping metal in a forever loop. It has been created into at least 15 language versions ensuring that the Mark is understandable to worldwide consumers. The message “METAL recycles forever” was agreed following research carried out in the UK, France and Spain by ...
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  • Oct 22 2014

    Aluminium in an Innovative Cube Building Design

    Czech architects Atelier 800 have designed a futuristic cube which has been entered into an international competition. The Kežmarské Hut ...
    Czech architects Atelier 800 have designed a futuristic cube which has been entered into an international competition. The Kežmarské Hut would operate completely off the grid ensuring the sustainability of this inventive mountain lodge. The reflective external tiles are made up of aluminium, glass and solar panels making the silver construction camouflaged in the winter months against the Slovakian High Tatra Mountains, which is the planned location of the build.  For more information about Aluminium in Green Building, please go ...
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  • Oct 22 2014

    Aluminum Association Annual Meeting

    The Aluminum Association Annual Meeting will be taking place at The Omni Nashville, Tennessee in October 2015. Please visit the ...
    The Aluminum Association Annual Meeting will be taking place at The Omni Nashville, Tennessee in October 2015. Please visit the Aluminum Association’s website for more details: Annual Meeting
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  • Oct 22 2014

    Alupro Celebrates 25 Years of Recycling Success

    Alupro (The Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation) celebrated their 25th anniversary at a special dinner held in London in early October. ...
    Alupro (The Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation) celebrated their 25th anniversary at a special dinner held in London in early October. Alupro have seen the recycling rate for aluminium packaging rise from 2% in 1989 to 43% in 2013 (57% for beverage cans). They have run many successful awareness campaigns over the last 25 years such as MetalMatters, Every Can Counts and Caps & Closures which have helped shape recycling figures for the better. Rick Hindley, Alupro’s Executive Director, who was ...
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