the national standard for tensile testing methods of copper and its alloys at ambient temperature, which was drafted by Chinalco Luoyang Copper, won the first prize of 2016 Technology Standard Excellence AwardProject of National Non-ferrous Metal Standard Committee. The standard was made in China for the first time and reached international advanced level, filling in the gap of domestic and international standards for tensile testing methods of copper and its alloys at ambient temperature.
In the middle of August
the first batch of 500×600mm ingots of super-large size was successfully produced in the casting factory.
Chinalco Luoyang Copper Processing Co., Ltd. was officially registered.
the products of copper strips for transformer, frame materialsand white copper pipes used for ships which were produced by the company were awarded National Excellent Brand in the Non-ferrous Metal Industry.
the landmark New York, USA, the H-type Twin Tower on the First Avenue 626, was wrapped with 40,000 square meters of ultra-thin and ultra-wide copper strips for decoration. Luoyang Copper developed thetechnique of ultra-thin and ultra-wide decorative copper strips and overcametechnological difficulties relying on its independent innovation, becoming the only company that could produce this kind of products in China.
the thin-shell nickelic white copper pipe with the max diameter of 159mm in China and a thickness of 3mm was successfully produced in the pipe and bar factory and was delivered to customers.
An ultra-wide and ultra-thin copper strip with the specification of 0.2mm×1000mm was completed and delivered to customers.
an ultra-wide and ultra-thin copper strip with a specification of 0.2mm×960mm was successfully trial-produced.
The red copper pipe with an ultra-large diameter was successfully produced in the pipe and bar factory and delivered to users.
On September 20
Chinalco Luoyang Copper ranked amongst top ten companies of China copper plates and strips.
On June 20
Ultra-wide and high-conductivity electronic rolled copper foil strips with a width of 605mm and a thickness of 0.05mm were completed and delivered to customers, firstly realizing the mass production of ultra-wide and ultra-thin electronic rolled copper foil in Chinalco Luoyang Copper.
On June 7
The AZ31B wrought magnesium alloy casting-rolling coil with a width of 1m, a thickness of 6.8mm was successfully produced in Chinalco Luoyang Copper.
On October 26
The 300-ton hydraulic tensile machine introduced by Chinalco Luoyang Copper successfully produced a kind of ultra-large-diameter white bronze pipe with a diameter of 325mm, a shell thickness of 0.4mm and a length of 6m. Currently, it is the pipe with the max diameter and the thinnest shell in China and can substitute for imported ones.
Chinalco Luoyang Copper became preferred global supplier of Schneider Electric.
In the middle of June
Commemorative coins for the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, whose basic materials were coinage copper alloys developed and produced in Chinalco Luoyang Copper, were officially issued by People's Bank of China.
On June 19
The project of high-precision electronic copper strips with the investment of RMB 2.2 billon was accepted.
On March 31
Chinalco Luoyang Copper was awarded the title of Excellent Participant Unit of Major Renewal Project of Beijing Electron Positron Collider II of National Key Scientific and Engineering Project.
On March 28
Copper-plastic composite strips produced in Chinalco Luoyang Copper were shipped to Shanghai to be used for exterior wall decoration of main pavilions of Shanghai World Expo, including the China Railway Pavilion.
2009 Year Science and Technology Award in Nonferrous Metal Industry was evaluated and published. Methods for Mechanical Analysis of Copper and Its Alloys (GB/T5121—2008), which was established by Chinalco Luoyang Copper, won the first prize; The Development of Standard Samples of Pure Copper Series and Lead Brass and The Development of Ultrahigh-strength High-conductivity Be-Cu Alloys won the second and the third prizes respectively.
On April 17, Technology Research Center of Copper-Magnesium Alloy Processing Engineering of Henan Province, which was under the responsibility of Chinalco Luoyang Copper, was accepted by Henan Province.
A thin white 324mm×4.3mm copper pipe with ultra-large diameter was successfully produced in the pipe and bar factory, filling in a gap in this field in China.
The project of 100,000-ton high-precision electronic copper plates and strips was launched.
Premier Wen Jiabao, accompanied by other related leaders, inspected the company.
The company’s production and marketing volume of non-ferrous metal products reached 100,000 tons for the first time.
The company obtained the practice qualification in hedging business of overseas futures upon the approval of the Document ZJQH ZI No.180 .
Chinalco Luoyang Copper Co., Ltd. and Luoyang Copper Processing Group signed an agreement of asset transfer, marking the development of the company opened a historic new chapter.
The company’s products were applied to Shenzhou-IV Spaceship and Shenzhou V Spacecraft, making great contribution to China’s aerospace industry.
The company passed the recertification audit of ISO9001 Quality Standard System (2000 version) of China Quality Certification Centre for Import and Export Commodities.
The company began to provide alloy materials for minting Euro coins to European Union.
The company was identified as National Largest Export Enterprise of Copper and Its Alloys by Research Institute of Market Economy of Development Research Center of the State Council and other relevant departments.
“Peony 1” cathode copper was registered in Shanghai Metal Exchange.
The Technique Center of the company was jointly identified as state-level enterprise technology center by State Economic and Trade Commission, State Administration of Taxation and General Administration of Customs.
Luoyang Copper and Hong Kong Hengchang Hardware Store set up the first joint venture, that is Dongguan Jinchang Company.
Economic and Trade Office of the State Council, State Development Planning Commission, State Statistics Bureau, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Labor, Ministry of Personnel and State Leading Group of Clarifying Enterprise Types jointly approved Luoyang Copper as one of 123 huge-scale enterprises of China by issuing an official document.
Economic and Trade Office of the State Council and Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations and Trade jointly approved Luoyang Copper of enjoying operation right of import-export business.
The technical reform project of copper pipe system which is invested RMB 83 million in upon the approval of State Development Planning Commission.
Luoyang Copper spent three years to introduce 19 sets of advanced equipments from Germany, Italy, England, Austria, America and other developed countries and built the most advanced production line of copper plates and strips in China.
State Development Planning Commission signed the Document (W)J(1983) No.657 to determine the technical reform of plate and strip system and the annual production of copper plates and strips as 60,000 tons.
“Peony H65 Brass Strip” got the first national golden award for high-quality products.
In October, 1978
A pipe with square exterior and circular interior was trial-produced successfully for China Heavy Particle Accelerator Project and Electron-positron Collider Project by Luoyang Copper.
Huanghe Smelting Plant was renamed as Luoyang Copper Processing Plant.
Pure magnesium strips were firstly produced, filling in the gap of pure magnesium strips in China.
The national first MB8 magnesium alloy slab ingot was produced in the trial production and the factory began to produce magnesium alloy plates.
The wide plate mill was tested successfully and the first large-scale red copper plate in China. The plate was made into a horizontal inscribed board of Military Museum of the Chinese People's Revolution.
The 3,500-ton hydraulic press was tested successfully and produced China’s first H62 bar of Φ175mm and the first H62 pipe of Φ130×15 mm.
Luoyang Non-ferrous Metals Processing Factory began to use its second name Huanghe Smelting Plant.
The factory cast the first QAL9-4 aluminum bronze ingot in China using the semi-continuous casting process, with the specification of Φ195×4260mm.
Ministry of metallurgical industry decided to establish a production system of magnesium alloy sheets with an annual production of 1,200 tons in the Document (59) YFM ZI No.600.
Ministry of metallurgical industry issued the Document (57) YMSS ZI No.229 to approve the design specification on establishing a copper electrolytic system for Luoyang Non-ferrous Metals Processing Factory and determined its annual production scale as 50,000 tons of electrolytic copper by March, 1958.
National Construction Committee signed the Document No. 5604159 to approve the preliminary design of Luoyang Non-ferrous Metals Processing Factory and its audit agreement and determined its annual production scale as 60,000 tons of copper and its alloys.
Preparatory Office of Luoyang Non-ferrous Metals ProcessingFactory was set up.
State Development Planning Commission decided to build a non-ferrous metals processing factory in Luoyang.