Artificial intelligence improves canmaking’s sustainability

Tin and copper producer Minsur is closely tracing its metals from mine to smelter using artificial intelligence (AI) in a bid to improve the...

Play games with a can of Miller Lite beer

Beer brand Miller Lite says it has designed a gaming controller that is also a 12oz can of its US beer. The so-called cantroller...

Highest-ever recycling rate for drinks cans in UK

The UK’s recycling rate for aluminium drinks cans hit 75 per cent in 2018, its highest ever, according to the Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation...

EC confirms decision to prohibit Tata Steel-Thyssenkrupp jv

The European Commission (EC) has, as expected, announced its decision to prohibit the proposed European steel joint venture (jv) between Tata Steel Ltd and...

Ardagh confirms production of lighter cans

Canmaker Ardagh has reported a 7 per cent reduction in the weight of its 330ml aluminium beverage cans across the majority of its plants,...

Ever & Ever water launched in aluminium bottles

US drinks supplier All Market Inc (AMI) has launched its Ever & Ever water brand in aluminium bottles in a move designed to address...

Tata Steel and SLAC collaborate on a Protact ‘mini’ can line

Tata Steel is working with canmaking equipment supplier SLAC Precision Equipment in the development of a ‘mini’ can line, using steelmaker’s polyester-laminated steel. It...

Crown commits to using 100% renewable electricity

Canmaker Crown Holdings has committed to having all of its energy supplied from renewable sources by 2050, starting next year.As a major step towards fulfilling...

Innovative thinking

Improved technology and flexibility are simplifying and speeding up the inspection process. Peter Brown reviews some of the latest systems Collaboration provides a world’s first Collaboration...

Strong demand for beverage cans

Demand for beverage cans produced by canmakers Ball and Crown have remained strong in the first quarter of 2019, as Arthur Stupay reports The first...