Australian Magnesium Corp. says it has landed a deal to provide technical and design support to Johnson Controls Inc., as the U.S.-based supplier looks for ways to use magnesium in car interiors. AustMag is building a A$1.16 billion ($683 million) smelter in central Queensland and expects to begin production at the end of 2004. JCI builds cockpits, doors, seats, interiors and car batteries for most major car makers. AustMag CEO Rod Sharp says his company is working directly with ...

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