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  • Jul 06 2015

    Rio 2016 Olympic Torch Made From Recycled Aluminium

    The Rio 2016 Olympic torch has been unveiled by the Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff at a special ceremony which took ...
    The Rio 2016 Olympic torch has been unveiled by the Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff at a special ceremony which took place in the capital of Brasilia on 3 July 2015.The torch is crafted from recycled aluminium and resin with a stain finish and has different segments which expand when the Olympic flame is passed from one torch bearer to another. These segments represent the soil, sea, mountains, sky and sun and are coloured according to the Brazilian flag – green, ...
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  • Jul 02 2015

    Aluminum USA, Detroit

    ALUMINUM USA, the world’s leading trade fair for the aluminum industry, takes place at the Cobo Center, Detroit, on 11 ...
    ALUMINUM USA, the world’s leading trade fair for the aluminum industry, takes place at the Cobo Center, Detroit, on 11 & 12 November 2015.The event, organized by Reed Exhibitions, is being held in Detroit for the first time in response to the booming aluminum market in the US.The show will represent the entire value chain of the aluminum industry, beginning with materials and primary production and moving downstream to semi-fabricated producers, secondary remelters and recyclers, fabricators, and final applications, as ...
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  • Jun 29 2015

    ARABAL 2015, Saudi Arabia

    The Arab International Aluminium Conference and Exhibition (ARABAL) will take place in Saudi Arabia on 15 - 17 November 2015.ARABAL ...
    The Arab International Aluminium Conference and Exhibition (ARABAL) will take place in Saudi Arabia on 15 - 17 November 2015.ARABAL is the premium trade event for the Middle East’s aluminium industry and the only conference in the world attended by every single primary aluminium manufacturer in the region. The 2015 event, hosted by Ma’aden in Saudi Arabia, combines an international exhibition and a strategic conference which focuses on the integration of the aluminium upstream and downstream sectors throughout the GCC.To ...
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  • Jun 24 2015

    GALM 2015, Detroit, USA

    The 4th Annual Global Automotive Lightweight Materials (GALM) event takes place in Detroit, USA, on the 18 – 20 August ...
    The 4th Annual Global Automotive Lightweight Materials (GALM) event takes place in Detroit, USA, on the 18 – 20 August 2015. GALM attracts over 2000 attendees from around the world and this year's event is set to be the biggest and best ever. To find out more, please go to: GALM 2015World Aluminium followers have been offered a 15% registration fee discount. To claim this discount, please enter code: worldaluminium15 at the checkout: GALM Registration For more information about the ...
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  • Jun 22 2015

    An Alumina Coating Process Fit for Service in Space

    A nanoceramic alumina coating process for aluminium printed circuit board (PCB) components was presented by Cambridge Nanotherm Ltd at the ...
    A nanoceramic alumina coating process for aluminium printed circuit board (PCB) components was presented by Cambridge Nanotherm Ltd at the recent Electronic Materials and Processes for Space (EMPS) workshop which took place in April 2015 at the German Space Operations Centre near Munich, Germany. The Nanotherm process converts the surface of aluminium into alumina and is a “green technology”, says Giles Humpston, Field Applications Manager at Cambridge Nanotherm Ltd. To read the story in full, please click here: Alumina in ...
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  • Jun 15 2015

    WBQA World Barbecue Championship 2015 Supported by Aluminium Foil

    The British Bulldog BBQ team is the winner of the WBQA World Barbecue Champion 2015 which recently took place in ...
    The British Bulldog BBQ team is the winner of the WBQA World Barbecue Champion 2015 which recently took place in Gothenburg, Sweden. The Global Aluminium Foil Roller Initiative (GLAFRI) and the European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA) supported all 60 competing teams from around the globe. To read the story in full, please download the media release below. For more information about Aluminium in Packaging, please go to: The Aluminium Story
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  • Jun 12 2015

    2015 China Aluminum Fabrication Forum, Shanghai, China

    The 2015 China Aluminum Fabrication Forum takes place at the Blue Horizon International Hotel, Shanghai on the 6 – 8 ...
    The 2015 China Aluminum Fabrication Forum takes place at the Blue Horizon International Hotel, Shanghai on the 6 – 8 July.The event, which is organised by Beijing Antaike Information Development Co., Ltd and hosted by China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association, will explore new aluminum application fields and will cover topics such as:•    Interpretation of Development Policy for Aluminum Fabrication Industry                       •    Analysis of Future Development of Aluminum Fabrication Industry •    Prospect of Aluminum Consumption in New Sectors •    Technical Progress ...
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  • Jun 09 2015

    Surf Lagoon to Open on Former Aluminium Factory Site

    The disused Dolgarrog aluminium plant in the Conwy Valley, North Wales, has been turned into a new multi-million pound surf ...
    The disused Dolgarrog aluminium plant in the Conwy Valley, North Wales, has been turned into a new multi-million pound surf park. Surf Snowdonia, which will open in August 2015, features the longest man-made surfing wave in the world. The wave technology, created by Spanish based Wavegarden, will create consistently high 1.9m tubing waves by pulling an underwater wedge back and forth.  For more information, please go to: Surf Snowdonia Source: Daily PostTo find out more about Mining Rehabilitation, please visit: ...
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  • Apr 28 2015

    International Metal Technology, Taiwan

    International Metal Technology Taiwan (IMT Taiwan) integrates the entire supply chain of the metal technology sector into one single event, ...
    International Metal Technology Taiwan (IMT Taiwan) integrates the entire supply chain of the metal technology sector into one single event, creating a platform for industry players to showcase their products, find new business partners, better understand the Asian market and to interact with industry professionals from all over the world.This year's event takes place on 2 - 4 December 2015 at the Kaohsiung Exhibition Centre, Taiwan.For more information, please click here: IMT Taiwan
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  • Apr 20 2015

    Aluminium Frames Making a Comeback

    The use of aluminium in high-end frame design is making a comeback according to one of the best-selling bike brands ...
    The use of aluminium in high-end frame design is making a comeback according to one of the best-selling bike brands - Specialized, who use an aluminium alloy instead of carbon-fibre for the frames in their Specialized Allez range.Carbon-fibre is lightweight and aesthetically pleasing resulting in curvy, swooping designs and has in recent years been favoured over aluminium which has a reputation for giving a harsh ride and being less able to sculpt.In the past decade, with the huge advances to ...
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