Section headings and selected papers: Smelter Operations. Performance prediction of the aluminum casting furnace, R Bui et al. Aluminium Casting. Evaluation of feeding characteristics in cast aluminium alloys, J Zou et al. Lost foam casting of aluminum alloys: metallurgical aspects, L Wang, S Shivkumar & D Apelian. Aluminium Melt Casting Treatment and Control. Grain refining response surfaces for three commercial aluminium alloys, W C Setzer, G W Boone & B H Wilson. Electrolysis of Light Metals. Interfacial phenomena in aluminium electrolysis, T Utigard, S Rolseth, J Thonstad & J M Toguri. Lithium: the lightweight champion, R W Barnes. Reduction and Production of Light Metals. Economics of the production of gallium, J C Agarwal, F E Katrak, F C Brown & M J Loreth. Role of Magnesium in the aluminothermic reduction of spodumene, B Jena, E Mast & R Harris.