AUMUND Brazil expands

The main goal of the Service Centre is to guarantee the availability and operation of the customers’ equipment by preventing failures through well planned and professionally executed maintenance. This includes inspections, conversions and field service activities, also for equipment from other suppliers in the market.

The new facility is destined to provide a range of services to...

Alba wins the 2015 Green Era Award

Granted by the French “Otherways Association” to companies and firms from both public and private sectors who have made sustainability a key driver in their business strategy, Alba was awarded for its outstanding environmental achievements and sustainable practices.

Novelis invests in Oswego Plant

It expands upon the company's recent growth in Oswego to meet the increased demand for aluminium automotive sheet in North America.

Including this recycling centre, over the past five years, Novelis has invested more than $400 million in Oswego and hired more than 430 new employees, with around 250 additional jobs planned by the year 2020.


Aleris to supply to Airbus

This achievement establishes Aleris as a qualified supplier of aluminium plate from its Zhenjiang mill for use in the production of various Airbus aircraft.

Aleris' facility in Koblenz, Germany has supplied aluminium aerospace plate to Airbus for decades. Aleris Zhenjiang, which was opened in early...

OARC Final Acceptance

OARC has produced coils across all product ranges and have now begun their ramp-up to full production.

The OARC Plant is a light gauge sheet rolling facility with a capacity of 140,000 tonnes per year. It includes a Hazelett Twin Belt Caster, which provides unique metallurgical properties that benefit customers in their business applications of aluminium sheet products. The successful combination of the industry leading technology of the Hazelett  belt caster with the state-of-the-art Hot Rolling, Cold Rolling and Finishing Equipment supplied by

The all-new aluminium design manual

This latest edition of the Manual, which was last updated in 2010, includes essential information about working with lightweight, corrosion-resistant aluminium alloys. 

The 2015 ADM includes:
Specifications for Aluminum Structures & Commentary: Provides rules for determining the strength of aluminium structural components, connections and structures using multiple methods. Commentary section includes additional background and research references. Required for compliance with the 2015 International Building Code.

Design Guide: Addresses additional...

Alcoa elects L. Rafael Reif to Board of Directors

Dr. Reif, 63, (pictured) is president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the world-renowned educational institution of science and technology. He has been a faculty member of MIT for more than 30 years.

"In addition to leading one of the world’s most acclaimed academic institutions, Dr. Reif is a respected international authority on innovative material science and advanced manufacturing technologies,” said Read more