aluminum aluminum  /ə ˈlu mə nəm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The West Coast, hopeful of a great postwar future for its $190,000,000 war-born aluminum industry, has recently been beset by a horrid rumor.
  2. The aluminum industry had accomplished what other industries said was impossible.
  3. Though its use has increased fourfold in the last decade, aluminum is still far from its peak of usefulness.

News

  1. Century, Big Rivers, Kenergy file agreement with KY Public Service Commission

    Century Aluminum of Kentucky, a wholly owned subsidiary of Century Aluminum, Kenergy and Big Rivers Electric announced that they have finalized and filed with the Kentucky Public Service Commission definitive ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Theflyonthewall.com via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Century, Big Rivers and Kenergy File Definitive Energy Agreements With the Kentucky Public Service Commission

    Century Aluminum of Kentucky, a wholly owned subsidiary of Century Aluminum Company , Kenergy Corp. and Big Rivers Electric Corp. today announced that they have finalized and filed with the Kentucky Public ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Rio Tinto invests in French aluminum plant to cut power costs

    By Geert De Clercq DUNKIRK, France (Reuters) - Rio Tinto has invested nearly 80 million euros in its Dunkirk aluminum plant in the past 18 months and plans to invest at least that much again over the next five years on energy saving and efficiency improvements. The largest aluminum plant in the European Union with 2012 production of 286,600 tons, seaside Dunkirk is the biggest single-point user ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. Alcoa Chairman and CEO Alain Belda said Rio Tinto's bid "strongly reinforces our view of the underlying value in the aluminum industry and its bright prospects for the future."
    on Jul 11, 2007 By: Alain Belda Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "I think there's some traditionalist in all of us," said South Carolina's Ray Tanner, whose contract calls for him to receive $120,000 a year from Easton. "That being said, aluminum bats are in college baseball because of costs. I'm not sure...
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Ray Tanner Source: The Associated Press

  3. "The sleek, aluminum Mac mini packs great features, versatility and value into an elegant, amazingly compact design," mentioned Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. "With twice the graphics...
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Philip Schiller Source: TechShout! (blog)

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