beverage cans

 

Young apprentices are UK champions

A team of young engineers from canmaking equipment manufacturer CarnaudMetalbox Engineering (CMB Engineering) have won first prize in the Manufacturing Team Challenge category at the national WorldSkills UK competition. The team were recognised for the design and production of a solar powered rubbish bin, capable of crushing cans and bottles. The winning engineers (pictured left […]

Cash for cans scheme given two-month lifeline

A scheme making drink producers refund cash for returned cans is to be propped up by a local government as a legal dispute threatens to derail it. Australia’s Northern Territory Government environment minister, Peter Chandler (pictured), said the authority would prop up the Container Deposit Scheme (CDS) for two months with taxpayers’ money. The scheme […]

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Red Bull reveals can contamination threat

Red Bull has revealed a blackmailer is attempting to extort money by threatening to contaminate cans of its energy drink. The blackmailer is allegedly threatening to place cans of the drink contaminated with faeces on supermarket shelves in Austria. According to a statement by Red Bull the company decided to go public about the plot […]

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February 2013

The latest issue of CanTech International features an interview with Stanislaw Wasko, first vice president and operational director of Poland-based can making group Can-Pack. Anders Linde, the secretary general of Metal Packaging Europe, looks at the organisation’s work to get metal recognised as a permanent material by the European Parliament. There is also a look at the aerosols market, leak testing for cans plus much more.

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