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Joint venture announcement

The new joint venture will be named “Otto Power LLC” a Michigan based corporation.


“This Joint Venture partnership represents a milestone for both companies in their pursuit of cutting edge, energy-saving, green technology applications,” said Gary Gariglio President & CEO, Interpower Induction, USA.


Otto Junker’s COO, Atilla Somuncu said next...

Off-specification anode butt handling facility for Qatalum

The project scope included a 200m2 reinforced concrete building with steel-trussed roof, the supply and installation of a hydraulically operated anode stripper, and a dust collection system and bag filters.

In this facility scrap baked anodes are collected from all stages of production using forklift trucks. These may be from the baking kilns, rejected castings, and damages prior to installing rodded anodes in pots. A hydraulic stripper is used to remove anode blocks from rods.

A payloader moves anodes and pieces to a tumbler (Qatalum supply) which breaks...

Call for papers

Professionals from research and development areas, academics and students from Brazil and abroad will have the chance to showcase their technical papers during the course of events.
 
As in the previous editions, the papers can be presented in verbal or poster format, around the following themes: Primary Aluminium; Castings; Mechanical Transformation; Surface Treatment; Sustainable Development; Recycling; Refractories and Development of New Products.

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 8/10/2015

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Aluminium experts honour best-in-class safety solutions

The use of a LED spot to warn employees when a crane is in operation was elected the best-in-class safety solution.

Gerd Götz, Director General of European Aluminium, commented: “Today’s safety solutions prove that the aluminium industry is leading the way in safe manufacturing. Underpinned by creative thinking and the use of innovative technologies,...

The future of green cars at Aluminium China 2015

With more leading car makers launching electric and hybrid vehicles and China’s stated national strategy to reduce average passenger vehicle fuel consumption by a third before 2020, Aluminium China 2015 in July will showcase the increasing role played by aluminium in the growing green automotive industry.  By reducing vehicle weight without compromising safety, aluminium is increasingly being used in a range of automotive products from engine casings and chassis to wheels, doors and connectors.

Visitors to Asia’s leading event for the complete aluminium supply...

The future of the green cars at Aluminium China 2015

With more leading car makers launching electric and hybrid vehicles and China’s stated national strategy to reduce average passenger vehicle fuel consumption by a third before 2020, Aluminium China 2015 in July will showcase the increasing role played by aluminium in the growing green automotive industry.  By reducing vehicle weight without compromising safety, aluminium is increasingly being used in a range of automotive products from engine casings and chassis to wheels, doors and connectors.

Visitors to Asia’s leading event for the complete aluminium supply...

Alufoil supports World Barbecue Championships 2015

About 50,000 visitors are expected to watch more than 60 BBQ teams from 18 countries from Europe, Africa, North and South America displaying their skills at the grill across the full range of BBQ disciplines. For all teams aluminium foil and semi-rigid alufoil containers will be a major component in the preparation and creative barbecuing of the seven competition categories (fish, chicken, ribs, pork shoulder, beef brisket, homeland cooking and dessert).

The aluminium household foil especially produced for the event by foil roller Hydro and rewinding company ITS, as well as the...

Alufoil industry supports World Barbecue Championships 2015

About 50,000 visitors are expected to watch more than 60 BBQ teams from 18 countries from Europe, Africa, North and South America displaying their skills at the grill across the full range of BBQ disciplines. For all teams aluminium foil and semi-rigid alufoil containers will be a major component in the preparation and creative barbecuing of the seven competition categories (fish, chicken, ribs, pork shoulder, beef brisket, homeland cooking and dessert).

The aluminium household foil especially produced for the event by foil roller Hydro and rewinding company ITS, as well as the...

Alcoa invests in aerospace technology

The investment will enable Alcoa to capture growing demand for advanced titanium, nickel and 3D-printed parts for the world’s bestselling jet engines. Steep ramp-up rates for narrow- and wide-body aircraft engines—the top-selling jet engines in the world—are increasing Alcoa’s need for such capabilities.

“As aerospace growth soars, Alcoa continues to invest in the latest technologies, creating added capacity to capture fast-growing demand,” said Olivier Jarrault, Executive Vice President and Alcoa Group President, Engineered Products and...