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  • Mar 03 2015

    Aluminum Goes to Mars

    “NASA could not have made it to the surface of Mars without aluminium,” said Dr John Grotzinger, Chief Scientist and ...
    “NASA could not have made it to the surface of Mars without aluminium,” said Dr John Grotzinger, Chief Scientist and Head of Strategic Planning for the 2012 Mars Rover Mission. Grotzinger led NASA’s $2.5 billion Curiosity rover mission – perhaps the most visible mission in the history of robotic space exploration in its search for evidence of past life on the surface of the red planet. He made his remarks about aluminum during the Aluminum Association’s 2014 spring meeting in ...
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  • Mar 02 2015

    AluMag’s North America 2015 Automotive Lightweight Procurement Symposium, Detroit

    AluMag supported by Reed Exhibitions, will organize “North America Automotive Lightweight Procurement Symposium” on the 9 - 11 November 2015 ...
    AluMag supported by Reed Exhibitions, will organize “North America Automotive Lightweight Procurement Symposium” on the 9 - 11 November 2015 at the Westin Hotel, Detroit, USA.More here: North America 2015
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  • Mar 02 2015

    AluMag’s Asia 2015 Automotive Lightweight Procurement Symposium, Shanghai

    AluMag’s Automotive Lightweight Procurement Symposium is taking place on the 6 - 8 July 2015 at the Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel ...
    AluMag’s Automotive Lightweight Procurement Symposium is taking place on the 6 - 8 July 2015 at the Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai, China. The event is supported by Reed Exhibitions, Nürnberg Messe and Antaike. More here: Asia 2015
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  • Mar 02 2015

    AluMag’s Automotive Lightweight Procurement Symposium

    AluMag successfully organized the first ‘Automotive Lightweight Procurement Symposium’ on the 5-7 October 2014 in Dusseldorf, Germany. The symposium, the ...
    AluMag successfully organized the first ‘Automotive Lightweight Procurement Symposium’ on the 5-7 October 2014 in Dusseldorf, Germany. The symposium, the first of its kind, brings together the procurement and supply side of lightweight materials and their advanced processes (aluminium, carbon, composites, high strength steel, magnesium and thermoplastics) along with cost balance or reduction. It is aimed at procurement executives who are part of the lightweight supply chain as well as technical sales managers seeking to understand the synergy of cost/weight ...
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  • Mar 02 2015

    Alluminio Exhibition, National Museum of Science & Technology, Milan

    The National Museum of Science and Technology, Milan, in partnership with the Italian Consortium for the Aluminium Packaging Recycling (CiAL ...
    The National Museum of Science and Technology, Milan, in partnership with the Italian Consortium for the Aluminium Packaging Recycling (CiAL - Consorzio Imballaggi Alluminio) are proud to announce the opening of the exhibition “ALLUMINIO” on 5 March 2015. Alluminio is a new permanent interactive exhibition dedicated to this light and infinitely recyclable metal which is valued in packaging, mechanics and design. For more information about this exhibition, please visit: CiAL or Museum of Science & TechnologyIf you would like to ...
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  • Feb 26 2015

    The Aluminum in Transportation Applications Forum 2015

    The Aluminum in Transportation Applications Forum 2015 will take place on the 14 & 15 April 2015 in Chongqing, China. ...
    The Aluminum in Transportation Applications Forum 2015 will take place on the 14 & 15 April 2015 in Chongqing, China. The event is organised by Beijing Antaike Information Development Co., Ltd. and hosted by China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association. For more information, please click on the download below.
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  • Feb 23 2015

    TMS 2015, Orlando

    The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS) are holding their 144th Annual Meeting and Conference in Orlando, Florida on the ...
    The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS) are holding their 144th Annual Meeting and Conference in Orlando, Florida on the 15-19 March 2015.The TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition brings together more than 4,000 business leaders, engineers, scientists and other professionals in the materials field for an outstanding exchange of technical knowledge leading to solutions in the workplace and in society. For more details, please visit: TMS Events
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  • Feb 23 2015

    A New Alloy as Good as Titanium at a Fraction of the Cost

    Researchers at Pohang University of Science and Technology in South Korea have created an alloy out of iron, aluminium, carbon, ...
    Researchers at Pohang University of Science and Technology in South Korea have created an alloy out of iron, aluminium, carbon, manganese and nickel that costs a tenth of the cost of titanium to produce. Source: GizmodoTo find out more about Aluminium in Transport, please visit: The Aluminium Story
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  • Feb 12 2015

    Metal Bulletin's 30th Int'l Aluminium Conference, Vancouver

    Registration is now open for Metal Bulletin’s 30th International Aluminium Conference which takes place on the 21 – 23 September ...
    Registration is now open for Metal Bulletin’s 30th International Aluminium Conference which takes place on the 21 – 23 September 2015 in Vancouver, Canada.This event will see the international aluminium community gather to explore the issues and challenges facing the industry and examine where the market is heading in 2016. Over 500 alumimium executives from around the world are expected to attend making this the ideal opportunity for networking and debate.More here: Metal Bulletin Events
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  • Feb 10 2015

    Research into Replacing Cement in Concrete with Aluminium Slag

    Researchers from the Centre for Advanced Materials at Qatar University are undertaking a project which aims to partially make use ...
    Researchers from the Centre for Advanced Materials at Qatar University are undertaking a project which aims to partially make use of aluminium slags in concrete structures, replacing cement. Omar al-Azzawi, a Masters student on the project team, said: “Because of the expanding properties of aluminium slag, the mixture can be used in building subfloors, blocks and pre-moulded panels. Applying this idea will contribute in reducing the cost of concrete, time needed for it to be cured, pollution caused by cement ...
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