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uh looh muh nuhm

  • n  a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite

  • The aluminum shortage was officially buried last week, on the anniversary of the first big aluminum scare.
  • 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.
  • Electroplating stout metals with aluminum was described at the Chicago Institute of the American Chemical Society last week.
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  • Alain Belda in International Herald Tribune
    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."
  • Ray Tanner in The Associated Press
    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...
  • Philip Schiller in TechShout! (blog)
    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...

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