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The Tariff War and Sanctions Against Rusal Can Devastate the European Aluminium Market

  by Mario Conserva For some time now we have been following Trump’s initiatives which concern very closely the world’s aluminium system. Today the picture seems to be more defined and it is possible to provide a better interpretation of what is going on and of the possible consequences for […]

Aluminium Recycling Is Key To Europe’s Sustainability

Thanks to its durability and recycling properties, an incredible 75 per cent of aluminium ever produced is still in use today. It’s no wonder that aluminium recycling has a pivotal role in supporting Europe’s drive to sustainability as well as providing more than 10,000 direct and indirect jobs in small- […]

Four Latest Trends In Aluminium Driving Sustainable Development

Aluminium offers solutions to many of Europe’s sustainability challenges. It is light, strong and infinitely recyclable. A combination of technological advances and voluntary environmental efforts by aluminium producers and consumers make aluminium a key driver of Europe’s transition to a sustainable and circular economy. From packaging to mobility, aluminium is […]

FACE Special 20th Anniversary Celebration And General Assembly 2018

The Federation of Aluminium Consumers in Europe continues its battle, working with Rome’s LUISS University on the second phase of the large study dedicated to the competitiveness of the light metal’s downstream in the EU.  by Roberto Guccione FACE, the Federation of EU Aluminium Consumers, founded in 1998 by 42 […]

Why Aluminium Is On Top Of Latest Drinking Trends

Last week, the UK’s leading grocery chain Tesco became the first supermarket to start selling water in aluminium cans rather than plastic bottles. With an ever-increasing recycling rate across Europe, aluminium is a natural ally in reducing plastic waste while helping the European Union reach its environment and circular economy […]

In memory of Gabriele Galante

Past president of Amafond and Cemafon, Gabriele Galante marked fundamental stages in the development of the Italian foundry industry by Mario Conserva On July 12th Gabriele Galante passed away: a great player on the Italian and global foundry scene, founder and president of IMF in Luino and one of the deepest […]
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OPINION: USA Duties on Aluminium and Steel

The triumph of ignorance in a global trade clash which risks destroying a well-functioning system of rules and international collaborations by Mario Conserva On February 16th, the US administration, in Section 232, issued its recommendations to the Government on the effects of imports of aluminium (and steel) products on national […]

Sider Alloys Buys Former Alcoa Aluminium Smelting Operation at Portovesme 

A buyer has come forward for the Portovesme smelter, the plant formerly owned by Alcoa and now in the hands of the Italian government. According to reports, Switzerland’s Sider Alloys has agreed to take title to the plant, with the transaction expected to close in only a few weeks. The […]

Robots as the Key of Logistics in Tomorrow’s Manufacturing

With the KMR iiwa mobile robot, KUKA is implementing an autonomous transportation solution in its own production, at its headquarters in Augsburg. The KMR iiwa mobile robot automatically supplies production material to the KR QUANTEC in-line assembly station. by Ulrike Kroehling Human-robot collaboration (HRC) alone is not sufficient to make […]