Why aluminum is dying in the bike industry

By Michael W. BresnahanAluminum is an alloy of aluminum and carbon, a combination that’s also responsible for the structural integrity of bicycle frames and fork tubes.But the combination is becoming increasingly scarce and expensive as the cost of making aluminum from materials like aluminium has risen dramatically in recent years.The result: aluminum is declining in […]

What you need to know about aluminum ladder racks

Google has finally cracked down on aluminum ladder parking racks in cities across the country, and now that they’ve been banned in major cities, they’re also being phased out in the suburbs.Aluminum ladder parking rack ban: What you should know about it | Business Insider (USA) article Google recently issued an update to its city […]

Aluminum shortage in China hits 1.4 million

COSCO, China — The Chinese government is reporting an aluminum shortage in its country, with more than 1.3 million tons of the metal missing from its stockpiles.The report on the Chinese government’s website said that China’s Ministry of Commerce has been working to provide all the needed support to the country’s aluminum industry.The ministry said […]