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    IMA World Magnesium 2021 Conference Invites Abstracts

    The 78th Annual World Magnesium Conference will take place August 25-27, 2021, in Fukuoka, Japan. The International Magnesium Association (IMA) is hosting the conference, which will highlight technological advances, innovative applications, and emerging developments in the magnesium industry global marketplace. Magnesium industry professionals will learn about the latest information and advances in magnesium processes, applications, […]

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    Latrobe Receives Environmental Approval for Its Magnesium Facility in Australia

    Latrobe Magnesium Ltd. received approval from the Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to operate its magnesium research, development, and demonstration facility in Hazelwood North, Australia. The demonstration facility will utilize a world-first patented extraction process to produce magnesium metal. Latrobe has completed a feasibility study on the new process, validating its combined hydromet/thermal reduction process that […]

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    Galaxy and Panoz to Showcase Mg’s Lightweight Prowess at Pirelli GT4 Race

    Galaxy Magnesium – a company that provides mine-to-customer magnesium – has partnered with Panoz Racing to create lightweight, safe, high-performance vehicle technology for race cars. Panoz has been a regular competitor in SRO Motorsports Group competitions over the last three years and has garnered multiple team manufacturer and driver championship titles. Racing is an exciting demonstration platform for […]

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    Asbestos, a Town with a Dark Past, Looks Forward to a Bright Future with Green Magnesium

    Today, Alliance Magnesium officially broke ground on the construction of its high value-added magnesium ingot production plant. Construction of the environmentally responsible magnesium plant in Asbestos, Quebec, is expected to create more than 100 jobs in the region. The casting center will become operational first, ready to recycle magnesium as of the first quarter of […]

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    Western Magnesium Initiates the Buildout of Commercialized Pilot Plant

    Western Magnesium Corporation (formerly Nevada Clean Magnesium), headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, has started the buildout of its first commercialized pilot plant, with several industrial sites in the U.S. under consideration. The company plans to use a proprietary technology for the production of low-cost, green magnesium metal using dolomite from its Tami-Mosi deposit in Ely, […]

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    Mg 2021 Issues Call for Abstracts on Magnesium Alloys

    The 12th International Conference on Magnesium Alloys and their Applications (Mg 2021) will be held June 15–18, 2021, in Montreal, Canada. The conference will cover the full breadth of magnesium research and development, from primary production to applications to end-of-life management. Scientists and engineers from academia, government, and industry will discuss new developments in magnesium […]

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    ARTICLE: Terves Expands Capabilities with New Extrusion Press for Magnesium

    Terves Inc. in Euclid, OH, is a developer and manufacturer of engineered magnesium alloys. The company recently completed the installation of a state-of-the-art 3,500 MT extrusion press (Figure 1). Housed within the company’s new 11,000 sq ft magnesium metal processing facility, the press secures Terves’ supply of wrought dissolvable magnesium alloys, as well as further […]

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    February 2020

    Cover The Lochaber smelter in Scotland celebrated its 90th anniversary in December 2019. GFG Alliance, which owns the smelter, is forming a new aluminum group, called ALVANCE Aluminium. (Photo courtesy of ALVANCE Aluminium Group.) Articles Table/Primary Aluminum Industry in the Year 2019 By Rudolf P. Pawlek, Contributing Editor Page 6 Rusal Starts Up One of the […]

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    Cromodora Wheels Starts Operation of a New Chip Melting Furnace

    Cromodora Wheels SPA has installed a chip recycling furnace with a capacity of 10,000 tons per year for wheel production in Ghedi, Italy. Since 1962 Cromodora Wheels has produced high pressure and low pressure cast magnesium and aluminum alloy wheels for standard production and competition. Cromodora Wheels is an official supplier to luxury automotive manufacturers, […]