Novelis Announces Plans For US$2.5 MM Aluminium Can Recycling Plant In SW Alabama

Novelis Announces Plans For US$2.5 MM Aluminium Can Recycling Plant In SW Alabama

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. said this week that it is planning to build a US$2.5-billion low-carbon aluminium recycling and rolling plant in Bay Minette, Alabama. The new plant, which is a response to strong demand from the aluminium beverage packaging...


Independent Financial Auditor Opens Investigations Into GFG Alliance’s Aluminium And Steel Holdings

Britain’s independent financial auditing regulator begun last week four different investigations into Sanjay Gupta’s Gupta Family Group (GFG) Alliance’s aluminium and steel companies and the audits of their books carried out by an outside auditor. The Financial Reporting Council said it is looking into the financial statements filed by financial statements of Alvance British Aluminium […]

Norsk Hydro Inks Ten Year Wind Power Deal With Telenor

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA’s subsidiary Hydro Energi AS signed a ten-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Norwegian telecommunications firm Telenor Infra AS this week. The agreement will have Telenor selling the Hydro subsidiary 330 GWh per year of wind energy produced at Sweden’s Stor-Skälsjön wind park, which is a joint project involving another […]

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative To Release Revised Standards

After almost three years of discussions, the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) released updates to its ASI Performance and Chain of Custody Standards, supporting Guidance, Assurance Manual, Claims Guide. and Glossary as By-Laws last week. The revisions are a product of work by the ASI’s Standards Committee and Working Group, two rounds of public comment, and […]

Novelis Breaks Ground On New Aluminium Recycling Center In SW Kentucky

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis broke ground this week on its US$365-million state-of-the-art aluminium recycling center in Guthrie, Kentucky. The new plant will have a nameplate capacity of 240 thousand metric tons per annum of sheet aluminium ingot while cutting Novelis’s carbon emissions by over one million metric tons each year. Located next door to […]