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2011-05-05 11:09:00

ATLANTA, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Novelis Inc. announced today that it will invest approximately $400 million to expand its aluminum rolling and recycling operations in South Korea in response to the growing demand for its products in Asia and the Middle East. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100527/CL11716LOGO ) The rolling expansion, which will include investments in both hot rolling and cold rolling operations, will increase Novelis' aluminum sheet capacity in Asia to one...

2011-03-08 15:30:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL), announced today it has entered into an agreement with its joint venture partner Thai Beverage Can Limited (TBC), a 50 percent associated company owned by Berli Jucker Public Company Limited (SET: BJC.BK), to build a beverage can manufacturing plant in Vietnam. The plant will be located in the Tan Uyen district in Binh Duong province. Ball will hold an approximately 50 percent economic interest in the joint...

2011-02-18 08:22:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (Crown) (www.crowncork.com), a leading supplier of packaging products worldwide, announced today that it will expand beverage can production capacity in all three of its existing facilities in Vietnam. The Company will add a second can line to its facility in Hanoi. The new line is expected to be operational in early 2012 and have an initial annual production capacity of 750 million two-piece 33cl aluminum...

2011-02-10 09:19:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (www.crowncork.com), a leading supplier of metal packaging products worldwide, today announced that it has selected the city of Belem as the location for its previously announced beverage can plant to be built by its subsidiary CROWN Embalagens S.A. in Northern Brazil. The plant will produce two-piece aluminum beverage cans in multiple sizes and is expected to be operational in the first quarter of 2012. The new...

2011-02-01 10:43:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Novelis Inc., the world's largest producer of rolled aluminum and a global leader in aluminum recycling, today announced the investment of $18 million in the construction of a new recycling center at Aluminium Norf GmbH (Alunorf) in western Germany. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100527/CL11716LOGO ) Construction has started on a multi-chamber melting furnace and ancillary equipment that will recycle 50,000 metric tons of aluminum scrap...

2011-01-25 19:30:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) announced today several actions to decrease the company's overall installed beverage can capacity in North America while better aligning Ball's manufacturing footprint to meet changing customer demand. Ball will close its Torrance, Calif., beverage can plant by the end of the third quarter of 2011, subject to customer requirements. The 45-year-old plant employs approximately 120 people and operates three...

2011-01-20 12:19:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayors around the country are finding it's cool to be green, as their cities recycled more than three million pounds of aluminum beverage cans during a competition to keep aluminum out of landfills. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100527/CL11716LOGO ) Novelis, the global leader in aluminum rolled products and aluminum can recycling, along with the U.S. Conference of Mayors and national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful, are committed...

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...

2010-12-14 10:00:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Novelis today announced that its foil rolling activities at Bridgnorth, England, and also part of the packaging business on the same site, will cease operations by the end of April 2011. The announcement comes after a 90-day consultation with the 319 employees at Bridgnorth. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100527/CL11716LOGO ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100527/CL11716LOGO ) "Despite significant effort by the Bridgnorth...

2010-11-15 08:41:00

-- Celebrates America Recycles Day On November 15 - WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) is proud to announce non-profit organization Food For All has signed on as a partner for The Great American Can RoundUp. The RoundUp initiative is designed to help organizations recycle cans for cash and raise environmental awareness among participants. The partnership allows RoundUp participants to choose to donate the money they collect from...


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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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