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Feb 24, 2006, 00:00 ET

U.S. Transportation Secretary Mineta Touts Aluminum Benefits to Boost Automotive Fuel Economy

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- In a visit yesterday to the Livonia, Mich. headquarters of TRW Automotive Holdings Corp., U.S....

Nov 17, 2005, 00:00 ET

Aluminum Can Recycling Program Helps Hurricane Katrina-Affected Family Raise Walls on First Peoria-Area House

PEORIA, Ill., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Habitat for Humanity Greater Peoria will raise the walls of the first area home to be built from...

Sep 23, 2005, 01:00 ET

Habitat for Humanity Affiliates Knock the 'Recycling Double Play' Out of the Park

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Rising to the challenge of the Cans for Habitat program's "Recycling Double Play" promotion, Habitat...

May 20, 2005, 01:00 ET
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Aluminum Beverage Can Recycling Rate Rising; First Time Since 1997

WASHINGTON, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Aluminum Association, Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI), and Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries...

Jun 01, 2004, 01:00 ET

Recycling Partnership Between Habitat for Humanity and the Aluminum Association Makes the American Dream a Reality, One Can at a Time

WASHINGTON, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- This June, in honor of Homeownership Month, Americans can do their part to help ease the strain on millions...

Mar 24, 2004, 00:00 ET

L.A. Students Top Detroit in Auto Aluminum Design Challenge

DETROIT, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Art Center College of Design, located in Pasadena, CA, earned first prize for best design in the inaugural...

Mar 24, 2004, 00:00 ET

Auto Aluminum Design Challenge Announces Winners

DETROIT, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The winning designs from the inaugural Auto Aluminum Design Challenge, sponsored by The Aluminum Association,...

Aug 19, 2003, 01:00 ET

Premier Automotive Design School Students to Compete in Automotive Aluminum Design Challenge

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- From the famed 18th green at the 53rd annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, aluminum industry...

Mar 05, 2003, 00:00 ET

Aluminum Technologies Offer SUVs Safety and Fuel Economy, SAE World Congress Papers Confirm

DETROIT, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Achieving weight reduction through greater aluminum use for a sport utility vehicle (SUV) creates a safe and...

Feb 28, 2003, 00:00 ET

Five Habitat for Humanity Affiliates Recycle More Than 148,000 Pounds of Aluminum Cans

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- A little friendly competition recently produced big results for Habitat for Humanity affiliates across the...

Dec 11, 2002, 00:00 ET

Aluminum Shows up Strong in Car and Driver's 10Best List

DETROIT, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2003 Car and Driver magazine "10Best" list of passenger cars sold in America has some of the hottest cars...

Dec 02, 2002, 00:00 ET

James Bond Cars Shine With Aluminum

DETROIT, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- His number, 007, is known only to His Majesty's Secret Service. But the driving force behind his super cars, 13...

Nov 20, 2002, 00:00 ET

Aluminum Association's Dr. Klimisch Bestowed International Honor For Lifelong Automotive Achievements

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Richard L. Klimisch, Vice President of The Aluminum Association, Inc., earned an...

Oct 23, 2002, 01:00 ET

Jaguar, BMW, GM and Aluminum Execs Address Advances in Automotive Aluminum Design

LIVONIA, Mich., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in North America, Jaguar today exhibited the aluminum "body-in-white" for its new...

Sep 26, 2002, 01:00 ET

Aluminum Lights Up the Paris Auto Show

DETROIT, Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- "Leading automakers like Jaguar, Audi and Saab are using the Paris Auto Show to spotlight aluminum in their...

Jun 27, 2002, 01:00 ET

Arizona Town Saves All Their Cans - Habitat Home Built from the Proceeds

YUMA, Ariz., June 27 /PRNewswire/ -- When a group of 80 retirees began meeting every Tuesday to help recycle aluminum cans, they never dreamed...

May 02, 2002, 01:00 ET

Is an Aluminum Car in Your Future? Automakers Opting for More Aluminum, New Report From The Aluminum Association Confirms

DETROIT, May 2 /PRNewswire/ -- With a 4,000 pound aluminum-bodied luxury sedan perched atop 12-ounce aluminum beverage cans as the backdrop,...

Mar 21, 2002, 00:00 ET

The Aluminum Association Launches New Auto Aluminum Web Site

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 21 /PRNewswire/ -- In the Bill Murray comedy classic Stripes, Sgt. Hulka told a young recruit to "Lighten up, Francis."...

Jan 11, 2002, 00:00 ET

Building a Better Car With High Performance Aluminum - Special Insert in Today's USA Today

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- What do the U.S. military's Humvee, the space shuttle, the rugged truck in the hit movie Lara Croft...

Jan 08, 2002, 00:00 ET

What Do NAIAS's Car and Truck of the Year Have in Common? Aluminum Performance

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2002 Nissan Altima and 2002 Chevy Trailblazer, the Car and Truck of the Year selected at this...