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Norsk Hydro Begins Construction Of New Aluminium Recycling Plant In SW Michigan

Norsk Hydro Begins Construction Of New Aluminium Recycling Plant In SW Michigan

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA broke ground last week on a new US$150 million aluminium recycling plant in Cassopolis, Michigan. According to Hydro, the plant’s nameplate capacity will be 120 thousand metric tons of low-carbon aluminium extrusions per annum. Production is...

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Novelis And Ball Corporation Increase Recycled Content Of Ball Aluminum Cup To 90 Percent

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis has teamed up with Colorado’s Ball Corporation to announce that the Ball Aluminum Cup features a recycled aluminium content of 90 percent. Novelis says the higher recycled aluminium content aligns with Ball’s emphasis on lowering the global carbon footprint and making available a more sustainable solution for sports and entertainment, […]

China’s Imports Of Aluminium Fall By 4.6 Percent On The Year In March

The People’s Republic of China imported 4.6 percent less aluminium on the year according to newly released data from the country’s government, with imports dropping below 200 thousand metric tons as prices for the commodity rose. In March the Middle Kingdom brought in 197,134 metric tons of primary aluminium and unwroght alloyed aluminium last month, […]

Rusal Pushes Back Against Rio Tinto’s Takeover Of Queensland Alumina

Russian aluminium firm UC Rusal fired back at its partner at Queensland Alumina Ltd., Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group after the latter stepped in and took control of Rusal’s 20-percent share of the operation earlier this month. Citing sanctions against Russia for its invasion of Ukraine and specifically a ban on alumina exports to […]

Aluminium Bahrain To Use EtaPRO Technology To Boost Power Stations’ Performance

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) announced last week that it has chosen to work with EtaPRO LLC to enhance the thermal performance of its various aluminium production plants. Alba will use the EtaPRO system to establish a digital dashboard that measures the plant’s performance and degradation. The digital Industry 4.0 and artificial intelligence will be used […]

Alcoa Inks Deal To Provide Low-Carbon Aluminium To Speira

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced this week an agreement with global aluminium rolling and recycling firm Speira to supply it with its low-carbon aluminium line EcoLum. Details of the deal were sparse, but Kelly Thomas, Alcoa’s Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, said in a press release that the impetus of the deal […]