Perform a financial analysis of Amcor and Alumina
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Alumina Limited is a leading Australian resource company with a specific focus on alumina, the feedstock for aluminum smelting” (Aluminalimited, 2012). During 2010 Alumina Corporation had net income of $265.4 million. In comparison with 2009 the net income of the company… Reductions in current assets are not good for businesses because they lower the liquidity…
Global Alumna
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So they are regularly taking social concerns into consideration. So much so that in 2007 they were commended by the United Nations for their… In fact, the first 2 Principles listed are specifically focused on protecting the human rights of all workers. Both of these Principles rely on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, passed in 1948. The declaration…
Tort and Regulatory Risk
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INTRODUCTION: The following has identified the key torts and risks pertaining to the case of Kelly Bates versus Alumina. This analysis will examine the risks and torts associated with each legal issue, and in turn, present some of the ways in which Alumina can detect problems, prevent them and in turn, correct the identified issues.… That is, regardless of…
Recognizing and Minimizing Tort and Regulatory Risk Paper
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It owns 40% stakes in Alcoa World Alumina & Chemicals (AWAC), which is primarily engaged in mining of bauxite, aluminium smelting and extraction of… Thus large aspects of toxic torts, negligence torts, application of strict liability rules may form a substantial part of its legal milieu and needs to be addressed to, from time to time. The need to abide by…
Different ways of manufacturing aluminum
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About 8% of earth’s crust is made of raw aluminum. Physically it is a relatively soft, durable, lightweight, ductile and malleable metal with silvery to dull gray color that depends on… minum has thousands of different applications particularly in construction and manufacturing sectors and “more than 10 billion pounds of aluminum are produced worldwide…
Business Regulation Simulation
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Alumina Inc. is a US-based company specializing aluminum railing and special aluminum fabrication. Alumina belongs to one of the profitable industries in the world proposing global consumers a wide range of aluminum products. Quality and new technology are the primary driving factors for the company and its growth.… The simulation will be based on the Legal…
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Management of this type of risk is primarily preventive, that is, the internal audit system must ensure the sufficiency and integrity of all operating processes, the qualifications of all employees, and the readiness… that company operations do not violate any of the standards set by law. Both internal and external audit must be done periodically to ensure…
Business Regulatory Law
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Environmental regulation is very expensive area for the people in business and the government. The motive f the environmental regulation committee is to watch over the human population growth and what impacts it will have on human technology (Reed, Shedd, Morehead, & Corley, 2004, Chp 17, p 507-08).… The federal government can make arrangements for the…
Case Study: Microwave Dishes
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Microwave heating has become convenient especially in this era whereby most people are on the move. The microwave heating offers a quick method of warming food easily especially in planes and fast food outlets.… This project seeks to investigate the key specifications that are necessary in the selection of microwave containers. An effective microwave cooking…
Pollution from a primary aluminum smelter for environmental law class
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Pollution from Primary Aluminum Smelter (College) Pollution from Primary Aluminum Smelter Introduction The process of extraction of aluminum form its oxide alumina is called aluminum smelting which is generally done through Hall-Heroult method.… This paper will evaluate the range of water pollution caused by aluminum smelting and its aftereffects on public…
Mterials & manufacture 2
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The constituent materials maintain their separate identities (at least microscopically), yet their combination produces proprieties and characteristics… Metal matrix composites have been receiving significant attention in recent years, particularly in the area of processing techniques. In many instances the properties of a reinforced metal have been shown to…
Industrial production of aluminium from bauxite and recycling
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Aluminum, one of the most commonly used metals occurs naturally as bauxite (combination of Al2O3, Fe2O3, 3H2O3 and SiO2) .This metal has a number of characteristics which make useful in many ways. These characteristics include; Aluminum finds its application in architectural… The following work serves to outline the processes involved in extraction of…
CV
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Energetic and dependable contributor with technical prowess, proven leadership, highly developed multilingual communication skills and years of sales and management success. Innovative, resourceful and inventive. Identify opportunities and consistently achieve… Actively solicit new accounts and relationships in the Steel Industry; negotiate long term…
Project Design Constraints
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In the paper “Project Design Constraints” the author analyzes two main varieties of prosthetic heart valves, they are the bio prosthetic, and the mechanical heart valves. Mechanical valves are excellent when it comes to durability, however, they tend to coagulate blood flowing in them.  … Given the design requirements of flow…
Information Technology Management transformation
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It has four business groups that generate 23.6 US billion dollars annually, since 2006, and they include primary metal, packaging, engineered products, and bauxite and… This scenario has challenged Alcan’s senior management team to offer greater priority in the field of IT by deciding to create a position of Vice president in the company. This has, therefore,…
Pyrolytic Graphite
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It is anistropic, the anisotropy is because it is layered. It exhibits a thermal conductivity close to the best conductors in the… In addition, it is highly diamagnetic, hence used for medical applications (PPG, 2012). It also has wide applications in industries facing excessively high stress, temperature, friction and corossion, but requires a material which…
Alcoa Assignment
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The quarterly sales numbers are taken as the total third party sales for the six product segments. The total of these third party sales numbers differs slightly from the reported annual sales number. The difference does not make a significant difference to the ROE… The calculated ROE is consequently higher though the assets utilization ratios are worse in 2007…
Magnetic nanowire arrays and their temperature stability
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Magnetic nanowires, fabricated by various methods, represent an important family of magnetic Nano structures. We focus on a particular category of magnetic nanowires: arrays of Nano wires prepared by electro-deposition into self-assembled pores in alumina.… These nanowires are hexagonally arranged and highly ordered with wire to wire distances between 30 to…
Term paper-ceramics
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Its strong physical, thermal and electrical characteristics make it a reliable, durable and cheap alternative to metal. As the automotive industry faces sustained pressure… The input of ceramic materials to automobile technologies ranges over driving performance, fuel efficiency and exhaust gas purification. A number of ceramic parts, such as knock sensors,…
Materials
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However, its production utilizes vast amounts of raw materials such as limestone and sand, liberating a ton of carbon dioxide gas per ton of cement produced… This paper focuses on the advancement of “non-clinker green cement” through the utilization of cement kiln dust (CKD) and fly ash (FA) (Shah & Wang 16). CKD has incompletely calcified substances…
Play Money Paper
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Stocks with low prices are expected to rally upwards more than high priced stocks. I bought 100 shares in each of the companies… The company celebrated its 150th anniversary this year. Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells unified digital technology platforms The company offers microprocessors that process system data and controls other devices…
Hertzian Contact Stresses
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Hertzian contact stress pertains to the localized stresses that evolved as two curved surfaces come in contact with each other and mutilate slightly under the heavy intrude loads. This amount of wrenchment is incidental on the elasticity of the the material in contact, i.e., its modulus of elasticity.It describes the contact stress as a application of the normal contact force,the radii of curvature of both bodies and the modulus of elasticity of both bodies.Hertzian contact stress materialize the basis for the equations for load bearing capabilities in bearings, gears, and any other bodies where two surfaces are in contact.These stresses have nothing to do with the unit of measurement of freq…
Produce a research poster of A2 size on a commodity
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Aluminum commodity is a chemical element, which is categorized in the boron group. The ductile metal is known for its nonmagnetic, silvery white nature (Kaushish, 2010). Aluminum remains the third most profuse element after silicon… Its corrosion resistance nature and ability to be shaped easily makes it a perfect material for roofing materials and drink cans…
Arsenic
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Abstract: Arsenic contamination in ground water has been reported as natural calamity in the 21st century. It is the twentieth most abundant materials found in earth crust. More than 25 countries are facing its deleterious affect on humans by its ground water contamination which also leads to serious medical symptoms.… The methods utilized in preparations of…
Weathering
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Weathering, or “the process of breaking down a rock” (Codrington 252), is an important geological process that initiates soil formation aside from mineralization and humification and organo-mineral complex formation.… The rate of weathering is also affected by various factors such as climate, geology, relief, soil or vegetation cover, as well as human…
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