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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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  • Oct 21 2014

    Aluminum Association Spring Meeting

    The Aluminum Association's Spring Meeting is taking place on the 20-22 April 2015 at the The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel, Dana ...
    The Aluminum Association's Spring Meeting is taking place on the 20-22 April 2015 at the The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel, Dana Point, California.More details to follow. Please go to: Aluminum AssociationThe Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel Dana Point, California - See more at: http://www.aluminum.org/events/aluminum-association-spring-meeting#sthash.flCxOEDE.dpufThe Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel Dana Point, California - See more at: http://www.aluminum.org/events/aluminum-association-spring-meeting#sthash.flCxOEDE.dpuf
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  • Oct 08 2014

    Aluminium closures recycling rate reaches 45% in Europe

    Aluminium closures, which are mainly used for wine, spirits, water and olive oil, are seeing an increased recycling rate in ...
    Aluminium closures, which are mainly used for wine, spirits, water and olive oil, are seeing an increased recycling rate in Europe due to improved collection and recycling. The benefit of recycling aluminium is that it saves up to 95% energy compared to its primary production meaning that it can be recycled again and again without any loss of quality, resulting in less greenhouse gas emissions.  “Aluminium closures are probably the world’s most recycled closures in the wine and spirits sector," ...
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  • Oct 01 2014

    The aluminium dish that can be moulded time and time again

    The Suzugami dish from Japan is made from aluminium that is stretched wafer thin by being pounded by a hammer ...
    The Suzugami dish from Japan is made from aluminium that is stretched wafer thin by being pounded by a hammer resulting in an amazingly flat, square sheet. This sheet is both pliable and tough allowing you to mould it into whatever shape you desire knowing that the material is strong enough to maintain its design. The product is a creative person’s dream and can be turned into things like jewellery, serving dishes, coasters or even used for decoration. When you’ve ...
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  • Oct 01 2014

    EAA's 13th International Aluminium Recycling Conference, Vienna, Austria

    On 23rd and 24th February 2015, experts from across the globe will convene at the International Aluminium Recycling Congress to ...
    On 23rd and 24th February 2015, experts from across the globe will convene at the International Aluminium Recycling Congress to discuss all aspects related to the recycling of aluminium.Inaugurated in 1990 and formerly the OEA International Aluminium Recycling Congress, the Congress is held every two years and represents one of the leading events in the field of aluminium today.Following the integration of OEA into the European Aluminium Association (EAA), the EAA will build on previous successes to ensure high-level and ...
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  • Sep 25 2014

    THE NEW ALUMINIUM-INTENSIVE JAGUAR XE THE MOST FUEL EFFICIENT JAGUAR EVER TO ACHIEVE OVER 75MPG

    The Jaguar XE brings new levels of aluminium-intensive lightweight construction expertise to the segment and is projected to deliver fuel ...
    The Jaguar XE brings new levels of aluminium-intensive lightweight construction expertise to the segment and is projected to deliver fuel economy of over 75mpg* (less than 4 litres/100km) on EU combined cycle (*subject to certification). The innovative XE is the only car in the class to use an aluminium-intensive monocoque, with lightweight aluminium accounting for 75 per cent of the structure. Lightweight construction is a core element of Jaguar’s DNA and Jaguar is at the cutting-edge of aluminium technology in ...
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  • Sep 25 2014

    Aluminium in buildings proven to be durable and sustainable

    A recent study by renowned architect Professor Michael Stacey, on behalf of the International Aluminium Institute, has concluded that aluminium ...
    A recent study by renowned architect Professor Michael Stacey, on behalf of the International Aluminium Institute, has concluded that aluminium in buildings is proven to last and remain in excellent condition for decades longer than previously expected. The report, titled Aluminium and Durability: Towards Sustainable Cities, looked at buildings such at Cribbs Causeway in Bristol and the FT Printing Works and the USB Offices, both in London. The findings resulted in the following recommendations by the report authors: ·         Coated ...
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  • Sep 24 2014

    Metal Bulletin's 21st Bauxite and Alumina Conference, Miami

    The 21st Bauxite & Alumina Conference will return to Miami this year to talk about the global trends affecting the ...
    The 21st Bauxite & Alumina Conference will return to Miami this year to talk about the global trends affecting the industry. The Indonesia bauxite ban will once again be high on the agenda as will issues around pricing of both bauxite and alumina as the two diverge and the LME price of aluminium starts to show signs of recovery. Different sources of bauxite and their estimated arrival in the market remain of key interest and will be analysed in depth. ...
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