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2011-01-18 00:00:40

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on the Aluminum markets. The global market for Aluminum is expected to exceed 52 million tons by 2015 driven by enhanced consumption in non-traditional markets such as China and India, and increasing use in automotive and packaging industries. San Jose, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) January 17, 2011 The economic recession severely impacted the world aluminum market as metal prices fell drastically amid weakened demand from construction, aviation...

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2010-10-13 22:07:22

The red, metal-laden sludge that escaped a containment pond in Hungary last week could be made less toxic with the help of carbon sequestration, says an Indiana University Bloomington geologist who has a patent pending on the technique.The bauxite residue now covers 40 square kilometers south of the Danube River, and has caused the deaths of eight Hungarians and injured at least 150. The residue also has caused the extinction of life in a local river and as yet unknown environmental damage...

2010-09-29 07:00:00

BEACHWOOD, Ohio, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Aleris International, Inc. has named Kelly Thomas vice president, Global Risk Management, effective October 1, 2010. Thomas, currently director, Risk Europe, succeeds Mary Lou Southwood, who leaves Aleris upon completion of her engagement to reengineer the global risk management process. Thomas has nearly 20 years of financial and commercial leadership experience. Prior to joining Aleris in 2010, Thomas was vice president, Alcoa Materials...

2010-09-08 02:11:00

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, September 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Sophisticated Solar Power Roof for Vehicles Nominated by the Aluminum Industries SolarCar announced today their nomination for the prestigious European Aluminum Award 2010 Industrial Design & Engineering. The Aluminum Award is granted by the European Aluminum Award group in recognition of highly innovative applications of aluminum in a new product or project. (Photo:...

2010-09-07 11:05:00

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Pittsburgh Glass Works (PGW) LLC, a world leading supplier of automotive glass and services, announced today that the company is taking proactive steps to enhance quality systems in order to meet customer needs and continue to be a leader in the industry. "As we continue to successfully deploy growth strategies and expand our customer base, both in the automotive replacement glass and OEM sectors, it is critical for us to continue to enhance our quality...

2010-07-14 09:00:00

VANCOUVER, Canada, July 14 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Today Insiderslab.com issues new research reports on large insider trades found in the above Blue Chips or Penny Stock companies. Insiders refer to company C-Level Officers (CEOs, CFOs, COOs) and Directors who are involved in making critical corporate decisions. There are thousands of insider filings on the stock markets every day. Insiderslab.com strives to turn this massive raw data into usable information that investors can use to do...

2010-06-22 09:00:00

VANCOUVER, Canada, June 22 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Today Insiderslab.com issues new research reports on Insider Trades for the above companies in NASDAQ and NYSE. Insiders refer to company C-Level Officers, Directors, and 10% Shareholders. There are thousands of insider filings on the stock markets every day. Insiderslab.com's primary objective is to turn this massive data into usable information that investors can use to do better research for their investments. (Logo:...

2010-06-16 09:49:00

WASHINGTON and BRUSSELS, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Using aluminum in key automotive components can safely reduce vehicle weight by as much as 40 percent, compared to only 11 percent for high-strength steel, according to a study conducted by the University of Aachen released today. The report, conducted by the Institut fur Kraftfahrzeuge at the University of Aachen for the European Aluminium Association, analyzed 26 automotive components to assess the further potential or limits...

2010-06-15 08:00:00

DALLAS, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Susman Godfrey lawyers again teamed with colleagues from Kelly, Hart & Hallman and Energy Future Holdings Corp. ("EFH"), this time in defeating a $50 million breach of contract claim by Alcoa against Luminant in the 20th District Court of Milam County, Texas. In the same case, a Milam County jury on June 2, 2010 rejected Alcoa's claims for more than $500 million against Luminant. The jury also awarded Luminant $10 million in damages. At the conclusion...

2010-06-04 11:06:00

DALLAS, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Susman Godfrey lawyers led a trial team that cleared Luminant of charges that the company breached a major power supply contract with Alcoa and acted in bad faith. Alcoa claimed that Luminant violated the contract by mismanaging a pollution control project at Luminant's Sandow Unit Four power plant in Milam County, Texas. The power contract between Luminant and Alcoa entitled Alcoa to 398 megawatts of firm power and obligated Alcoa to pay 83 percent of the...