In another move aimed at expanding its presence in the aluminium value-added market, Indian aluminium maker National Aluminium Company (Nalco) debuted a new aluminium alloy designed for use in the production of light-emitting diode (LED) lamp caps. The new aluminium alloy, christened...
Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group announced the certification of BC Works smelter and Kemano Power Operations in Kitimat, British Columbia against the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative’s (ASI) Chain of Custody standard. As a result, the entirety of Rio Tinto’s operations in Canada are now certified to ASI’s standards. Rio Tinto says the certification is proof […]
Norwegian aluminium giant Norsk Hydro ASA said yesterday it will soon implement a plan to increase returns and cash flow via a wide-ranging effort at improving and restructuring its business areas, all while emphasizing sustainability in its business practices. The plan, which will be unveiled at Hydro’s Investor Day 2019, will outline Hydro’s new strategic […]
Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal said yesterday it is preparing to enter a new five-year sustainability-linked syndicated facility worth US$750 million. It will be the first such facility ever arranged by international commercial banks in Russia. Rusal says the proceeds from the Sustainability Linked Pre-Export Finance (PXF) facility will be used to refinance outstanding […]
Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) said today its wholly-owned subsidiary ALCORE Limited has achieved the next major milestone on the road to commercial production and sale of aluminium fluoride (AlF3), namely the small-scale production of AlF3 at its research facilities. ABx says lab production of AlF3 represent several accomplishments important for commercial production. Firstly it demonstrates […]
Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation has been named to the 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) as an Aluminum Industry leader after a rigorous selection process and evaluation of its sustainability practices. The firm takes its place on the DJSI North America Index, which is a listing of the top fifth of North America’s 600 […]
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