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2014-10-01 04:20:47

Company Invests $258 Million in New Plant to Extend Leadership in Closed-Loop Recycling ATLANTA and NACHTERSTEDT, Germany, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novelis, the global leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today officially opened the world's largest aluminum recycling center. Located adjacent to the company's rolling mill in Nachterstedt, Germany, the $258 million (EUR200 million) recycling center will process up to 400,000 metric tons of aluminum scrap annually, turning it...

2014-10-01 04:20:37

AMSTERDAM, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Constellium N.V. (NYSE and NYSE Euronext: CSTM) announced today that it was awarded an additional contract to supply can stock to Rexam PLC (REX.L.), a leading beverage can maker. Under this agreement, Constellium will support Rexam's strategic decision to convert all the can production lines of their two Spanish plants - La Selva and Valdemorillo - from steel to aluminium. This contract strengthens a long-standing relationship between...

2014-09-30 16:26:40

LONDON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Polyisobutylene (PIB) in Tonnes by the following Product Segments: Conventional Polyisobutylene, and Highly Reactive Polyisobutylene. The Market is further analyzed by the following End-Use Applications: Industrial Applications, and Additive Applications. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual...

2014-09-24 12:23:56

U.S. Industry Recycling Rate Remains Above 65 Percent for Third Consecutive Year ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Aluminum beverage cans are once again the most recycled beverage packaging type in the United States with an industry recycling rate of 66.7 percent in 2013, according to new data released by the Aluminum Association, Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) and Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI). This marks the third consecutive year the...

2014-09-18 12:23:37

CHICAGO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As one of the leading global beverage can makers, Rexam is committed to sustainability and raising awareness for the recyclability of aluminum cans. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140918/147019 To help bring this message to its local communities and raise money for charity, the company recently hosted its fourth annual "Cans for Cash" recycling event at its Chicago headquarters. Rexam partnered with United Scrap Metal, a local recycler,...

2014-09-11 23:09:16

GIA initiates research coverage on the global “Aluminum Die-Castings” market, as part of its ongoing multiple research projects on diverse industries. The soon to be released report identifies growing automobile production, increasing use of lightweight metal in automotive components & expanding applications in infrastructure development, as primary growth drivers in the market. San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – GIA is pleased to announce...

2014-09-10 23:04:08

The Alnico Permanent Magnet Market report defines and segments the concerned market in Latin America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/latin-america-alnico-magnets-4870553965.html (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 The Alnico Permanent Magnet Market report defines and segments the concerned market in Latin America with analysis and forecast of revenue. Browse through the TOC of the alnico permanent magnet market report, to get an idea of the...

2014-09-09 23:04:43

The Alnico Permanent Magnet market report defines and segments the concerned market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-alnico-magnets-7524881434.html (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The Alnico Permanent Magnet market report defines and segments the concerned market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. Browse through the TOC of the European Alnico Permanent Magnet market report, to get an idea of the in-depth...

2014-09-05 23:02:42

The alnico permanent magnet market report defines and segments the concerned market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-alnico-magnets-1028939736.html (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 The alnico permanent magnet market report defines and segments the concerned market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. Browse through the TOC of the alnico permanent magnet market t report, to get an idea of the...

2014-08-28 16:28:20

LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds "Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Croscarmellose Sodium (CAS 74811-65-7) Industry, 2009-2019" to its store. DALLAS, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This is a professional and in-depth market survey on Global and Chinese Croscarmellose Sodium industry. The report firstly reviews the basic information of Croscarmellose Sodium including its classification, application and manufacturing technology. The report then explores global and...


Latest Aluminium Reference Libraries

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2009-06-19 16:25:24

Aluminum (or aluminium) is a soft, lightweight, silvery metal. It is an element in the boron group on the periodic table of elements, with the symbol Al and atomic number 13. On the earth's crust, aluminum is the most abundant metal, and the third most abundant of all elements on the earth's crust, after oxygen and silicon. It accounts for 8% of the weight of the Earth's solid surface. Because aluminum is a highly reactive metal, it doesn't occur in nature in a pure form. Aluminum forms a...

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2005-05-26 12:09:54

Bauxite is a naturally occurring, heterogeneous material composed primarily of one or more aluminium hydroxide minerals, plus various mixtures of silica, iron oxide, titania, aluminosilicate, and other impurities in minor or trace amounts. The principal aluminium hydroxide minerals found in varying proportions with bauxites are gibbsite and the polymorphs boehmite and diaspore. Bauxites are typically classified according to their intended commercial application: abrasive, cement, chemical,...

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2005-05-26 11:05:25

Corundum is the crystalline form of aluminium oxide and one of the rock-forming minerals. Corundum is naturally clear, but can have different colors when impurities are added. Transparent specimens are used as gems, called ruby if red, while all other colors are called sapphire. The word corundum comes from the Hindi kurand. The oxygen atoms in corundum are arranged in a hexagonal close-packing, with the smaller aluminium atoms occupying 2/3 of the octahedral gaps. The coordination of the...

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2005-05-25 18:52:44

Platinum is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Pt and atomic number 78. A heavy, malleable, ductile, precious, gray-white transition metal, platinum is resistant to corrosion and occurs in some nickel and copper ores along with some native deposits. Platinum is used in jewelry, laboratory equipment, electrical contacts, dentistry, and anti-pollution devices in automobiles. Notable characteristics The metal is a beautiful silvery-white when pure, and malleable...

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