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METEF’S new project for the future

This choice was announced by Giovanni Mantovani, General Manager of Veronafiere, and aims at meeting the needs of the adhering companies by showcasing the specialisation of the Italian and European firms in the aluminium and innovative metals industry in a single event scheduled for 21st through 24th June 2017.

In force of this process, METEF will invest on a communication plan that involves a further development of METEF’s project, approaching new markets and offering real business opportunities to the companies that invest on the expo next edition.

This is why...

European aluminium industry sets new objectives

Promoting a new and ambitious set of voluntary commitments, the Roadmap will drive the industry’s agenda to further enhance its commitment to environmental stewardship, promote innovative products for sustainable lifestyles and play an active role in economic growth and job creation.
 
Commenting on the industry’s Sustainability Roadmap to 2025, Chairman of European Aluminium and CEO of Constellium Pierre Vareille said: “This Roadmap represents another major milestone for the aluminium industry, setting out fresh and ambitious commitments which...

AEC to hold new workshop

The Sales & Marketing Workshop is intended to benefit managers and leaders in extrusion sales and marketing, as well as extrusion business leaders.

The programme is divided into three distinct sessions over two days that cover an array of topics important to better understanding the extrusion business and the unique markets served by aluminium extrusions. Session I: Extrusion Markets will cover the current aluminium extrusion market dynamics with speakers that will address extrusion supply and demand, forecasts for key extrusion end markets, extrusion billet supply issues,...

Novelis: Steve Fisher New Interim President

The announcement follows the departure of Philip Martens, the company’s former President and Chief Executive Officer, also effective immediately. The search for a permanent chief executive is under way.
 
“The Board would like to thank Phil for his service to Novelis during a critical time of growth and expansion,” said Mr. Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chairman of the company’s...

Alufoil Trophy 2015: The winners

With the diversity of the 57 entries, covering a wide range of products across all the entry categories, the judges had a demanding task but finally selected 12 worthy winners.

The judges were led this year by Jean-Paul Duquet, global packaging eco design manager of Bel Group, who brought a wealth of experience in aluminium foil to the table, having had a long and distinguished background in the alufoil industry.

He commented, “It is very refreshing to see so much creativity from the aluminium foil sector at a time when market conditions continue to be...

UC Rusal opens Russia’s deepest mine

Cheremoukhovskaya-Gloubokaya becomes Russia’s deepest mine, with a depth of 1,550 metres, and ranks among the top five deepest mines in the world. Total investment in the mine to date is more than 5.8 billion rubles.
 
The launch of Cheremoukhovskaya-Gloubokaya will create access to new bauxite deposits and thanks to the...