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Jilin Midas awarded with aluminium-alloy supply contracts for China's high-speed and metro trains /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Jilin Midas Aluminium Industries (Jilin Midas), a subsidiary of Midas Holdings, has bagged two supply contracts valued at RMB53.8m (US$8m) for high-speed trains and metro train projects in China.One supply contract for aluminium alloy extrusion profiles and fabricated parts total ...

Gränges completes acquisition of Noranda's Huntingdon aluminium rolling plant /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Swedish aluminium company Gränges AB has completed the purchase of Noranda downstream aluminium rolling business in the United States. The company won the court supervised auction to acquire Noranda Aluminum assets in July this year. Gränges CEO Johan Menckel said, "&ld ...

Gränges AB: Patrick Lawlor appointed President Americas and Member of the Group Management Team /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

In preparation of Gränges acquisition of Noranda’s downstream aluminium rolling operations in the United States, Patrick Lawlor has been appointed President Americas of Gränges, effective 22 August, 2016. He will replace Daniel Daoust, who will take on the role of ...

Gränges AB Press Release
St. Louis Judge gives consent to Noranda's aluminium foil business bankruptcy sale /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The bankruptcy sale of Noranda's Aluminium Foil business to the Swedish rolled aluminium products supplier Granges AB has been approved by St. Louis bankruptcy Judge Barry Schermer on Tuesday. According to the Wall Street Journal, Granges will buy Noranda Aluminium's foil divisio ...

/images/lock.png Granco Clark supplies Whitehall Industries with Taper Quench and Precision Saw /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Whitehall Industries of Paducah, KY, has selected Granco Clark to supply a Taper Quench and Precision Saw.The taper quench will allow for isothermal extrusion while maintaining extrusion speed throughout the entire extrusion cycle without compromising product quality.Whitehall&rs ...

Granco Clark Press Release
/images/lock.png Tianjin Zhongwang succeeds in rolling 7055 aerospace aluminium plate /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Tianjin Zhongwang, China Zhongwang’s subsidiary, has recently succeeded in rolling 7055 aerospace aluminium plates in different specifications, it said on its website today. The success, which is rare in China for now, will lay the ground for its production of 7055-T7751 pr ...

Shanghai Metals Market
Emissions caused from transporting and refrigerating aluminium cans are lower than plastic and glass equivalents, finds new study /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

A new study conducted by ICF International for the Aluminum Association finds that combined greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions caused from the transformation and refrigeration of beverages in aluminium cans are lower than that of beverages in glass or plastic bottles under the same e ...

Granco Clark supplies Qatar Aluminum with die oven for production flexibility /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Qatar Aluminum (QAEC) of Doha, Qatar, has selected Granco Clark to supply a Model 40 I/R Die Oven.QAEC was looking for a quick, uniform, die heating option. This fast-heat-up die oven from Granco Clark increases production flexibility, making it easier for QAEC to adjust scheduli ...

Granco Clark Press Release
Balco Korba sheet rolling shop resumes operations /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Vedanta owned Bharat Aluminium Company Limited (Balco) has resumed sheet rolling operations at its Korba facility in Chhattisgarh, India. This marks the metal major's comeback in the rolling aluminium products business that was held up about a year ago.Last year, August, Balco's ...

/images/lock.png Aluminium processing capacity in Henan hit by environmental protections upgrade /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Aluminium processing capacity in Henan, one of China’s major aluminium processing regions, will be hit by tough environmental protections, SMM learned. Aluminium processors in the province are required to upgrade coal-fired facilities into gas-fired ones out of environmenta ...

Shanghai Metals Market