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2011-06-16 00:00:30

The U.S. recycling rate for aluminum beverage cans has reached its highest level in a decade, with 58.1% of all cans recycled last year"”a rate that is nearly double that of any other beverage container. Nearly 56 billion aluminum cans were recycled in 2010, saving the energy equivalent of 17 million barrels of crude oil, or nearly two days of all U.S. oil imports. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 15, 2011 The U.S. recycling rate for aluminum beverage cans has reached its highest level in...

2011-06-08 07:33:00

DALLAS, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Global Food and Beverage Metal Cans Market by Raw Materials, Sizes and Shapes, Applications, Price Trends and Forecast, 2011-2016" defines and segments the global food and beverage metal cans market with analysis and forecasting of the global revenues for metal cans. It also identifies driving and restraining factors for the global metal cans market with analysis of trends, opportunities, and challenges. The market is segmented and revenues...

2011-06-06 07:58:43

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A new study reveals exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA) through one's diet has been underestimated. According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, BPA is a chemical that has been used for more than 40 years in the manufacture of many hard plastic food containers such as baby bottles and reusable cups and the lining of metal food and beverage cans, including canned liquid infant formula. Trace amounts of BPA can be found in some foods packaged in these...

2011-05-24 14:10:00

Can Industry Pays Additional $36,000 to Top Recycling Schools in First Annual Event WASHINGTON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Schools across America recycled more than 2.3 million aluminum beverage cans through a new national recycling competition sponsored by the can industry. The recycled cans, totaling over 68,000 pounds, generated more than $34,000 for school activities and other uses. The schools competed in the Great American Can Roundup (GACR) - School Challenge, a...

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...


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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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