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ASI Certifies Quartet Of Amcor Plants In Germany, France, And Switzerland

ASI Certifies Quartet Of Amcor Plants In Germany, France, And Switzerland

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) on Wednesday revealed certifications for Swiss packaging firm Amcor plc’s operations in Teningen Tscheulin-Rothal, Germany, Sarrebourg and De Froges, France, and Rorschach, Switzerland. Per the ASI, the trio of sites in Germany and France are now certified...

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Malaysian Government To Begin Issuing Bauxite Mining Licenses By End Of January

The Malaysian government will begin to issue mining licenses to bauxite miners within the next three months according to a statement made by a federal minister today. Malaysia’s water, land and natural resources minister Xavier Jayakumar revealed to reporters at parliament earlier today that bauxite mining licenses would begin to be issued in December or […]

Alba Adds New Custom Fire Truck To Safety Vehicle Fleet

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. announced a new addition to its safety vehicles today as it added to the fleet a custom-made fire truck that features state-of-the-art fire-fighting equipment. The vehicle, which was produced by a United States company specifically for Alba, complies with international fire safety standards and Bahrain’s requirement that it be able to service […]

Rusal To Install Over 20 New Dry Gas Cleaning Systems Across Several Smelters

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal announced on Thursday a pledge to install more than a score of cutting-edge dry gas cleaning systems (DGCS) on aluminium smelters run by the company over the coming five years. The firm says the DGCS project to retrofit smelters with DGCS units it developed in-house was initiated in 2016. […]

Kaiser Aluminum Inks New Five-Year, US$375-Million Credit Facility

California semi-fabricated aluminium producer Kaiser Aluminum Corporation announced on Wednesday that it has entered into a five-year, US$375-million senior secured revolving credit facility. Per the firm, the new credit facility was negotiated in order to replace an earlier credit facility that was scheduled for maturity at the end of next year. The new facility, which […]

Novelis Breaks Ground On US$36 Million Expansion And Upgrade Of NE Georgia Aluminium Recycling Plant

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. commenced construction on its US$36 million expansion and upgrade of its Greensboro, Georgia plant yesterday. The upgrades, which include state-of-the-art recycling equipment, a new dust-mitigation system, and an overall traffic redesign aimed at increasing safety and efficiency, are expected to be completed over the course of the […]