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Effects of current corona crisis on aluminium industry

Aluminium industry expecting significant decline in production

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Aluminium packaging sets new record

Aluminium packaging sets new record in Germany with 90.4% recycled. This leads to a reduction of more than 610,000 tonnes global warming gases.

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HAI Group closes takeover of Romanian extrusion plant

Upper Austrian aluminium specialist Hammer Aluminium Industries has successfully completed its takeover of the Hydro Aluminium extrusion plant in Chisineu-Cris, Romania, in accordance with the agreement it signed in September 2019.

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2020 Die-Casting Competition

The winners of the International Aluminium Die-Casting Award 2020 have been announced. In all, four castings were awarded prizes at EUROGUSS 2020 in Nuremberg, while two others received special commendations. 

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Using aluminium to make mobility more efficient

“Mobility is a socio-political task that offers opportunities and challenges for everyone.”

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Aluminium-Werke Wutöschingen investing in expansion of its Hochrhein plant

Aluminium-Werke Wutöschingen (AWW) has launched an extensive investment programme to expand its plant in the Wutach valley and secure the site’s future.

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Continuity and change at the top of GDA

Dr.-Ing. Hinrich Mählmann re-elected as President of GDA / Marius Baader appointed Executive Member of GDA’s Managing Board

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Gold Medal of Honour for services to the Republic of Austria © Präsidentschaftskanzlei Alexander Van der Bellen

Republic of Austria honours Christian Wellner with prestigious award

Christian Wellner, Executive Member of the Managing Board of Düsseldorf-based Gesamtverband der Aluminiumindustrie (GDA) has received a prestigious award: Austrian Federal President Alexander Van der Bellen has honoured him with the Goldenes Ehrenzeichen (Gold Medal of Honour) for services to the Republic of Austria.

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Global production of aluminium aerosol cans relatively stable in H1/2019

There has been rapid growth in the production of aluminium aerosol cans worldwide in the recent past, with a new production record being reported year after year.

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