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20
Sep

Electric cabs spur reopening of Sapa aluminium plant

Sapa is reopening a UK plant to supply material for the country's first electric vehicle factory that will produce London black cabs. The company will provide lightweight aluminium from a factory in Bedwas,  Wales, for the electric taxis, which are due to be launched this year by Geely-owned London Electric Vehicle Company.  Geely opened a new factory in Coventry in March to produce

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7
Sep

LME sets out strategic pathway

The London Metal Exchange has set out its strategic pathway following a comprehensive period of engagement with its users. The LME received 162 responses to its discussion paper on market structure from a broad range of users, whose feedback was instrumental to the formulation of the LME’s strategic pathway. Matthew Chamberlain, London Metal Exchange Chief Executive, said: “We are

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5
Sep

Senior’s glazing gives luxury car showroom a sleek design

Aluminium curtain walling, windows and doors from Senior Architectural Systems are helping to drive sales at the new Mercedes Benz Inchcape car showroom in Cheshire Oaks, Ellesmere Port,  by providing a highly visible and attractive glazed façade. Installed and fabricated by Crystal Architectural Aluminium for main contractor Hantall Developments, the new car showroom has been

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1
Sep

Local MP visits powder-coater

Leading aluminium powder-coater Powdertech Corby was visited recently by local MP, Tom Pursglove. Tom, one of the youngest MPs in the Commons, won the Corby and East Northamptonshire seat in the 2015 General Election, and retained it in 2017. During his visit, Tom met with Powdertech Corby's Richard Besant and Giles Ashmead, who is also Aluminium Federation President, and with Ian Oliver from

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5
Aug

Win for Sapa at RoSPA Awards

Sapa Profiles UK has won Gold award at the RoSPA Health & Safety Awards 2017. Sapa achieved the award at the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). The award will be presented during the ceremony on Thursday 14th September 2017 in Glasgow by RoSPA. It has been a special year for family-safety charity, as they are celebrating their centenary

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4
Aug

Senior sporting a new look

Working up a sweat in York St. John University’s new state of the art sports centre is set to be a more comfortable experience thanks to a range of thermally-efficient fenestration from Senior Architectural Systems. Designed to provide exceptional energy efficiency, Senior’s SF52 aluminium curtain walling system was the ideal choice for architects Watson Batty and main contractor

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3
Aug

New 6000 alloy from Constillium

Constellium has introduced a new high-strength 6000-series aluminium alloy. Christened Constellium HSA6, the alloy is aimed at serving the growing market for lightweight aluminium alloys within the automotive manufacturing sector. Constellium HSA6 is designed for extrusion-based crash management systems, body-in-white structural components, and battery enclosures. The alloy is more malleable

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27
Jul

Senior’s successful delivery of new distribution centre

The flagship distribution centre for Trilanco, one of the UK’s leading agricultural, equine and pet product wholesalers, has benefited from an attractive fenestration package from Senior Architectural Systems. A key feature of the new building is the glazed atrium that creates a highly visible and welcoming entrance to the reception area.  Manufactured and installed by Aire Valley

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