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Ball Teams Up With Boomerang Water To Provide Refillable Aluminium Bottled Water

Ball Teams Up With Boomerang Water To Provide Refillable Aluminium Bottled Water

Colorado packaging firm Ball Corporation is joining with Boomerang Water LLC to package drinking water in 100-percent recyclable aluminium water bottles in a bid to reduce the carbon emissions and overall wasted material involved in the drinking water sector. Ball announced the...

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Constellium To Continue To Buy Aluminium From Rusal Despite Possible Sanctions

European value-added aluminium firm Constellium NV currently has no plans to stop purchasing primary aluminium from UC Rusal despite the near-global condemnation of Russian products due to the country’s invasion of Ukraine in February. Such was the story conveyed to Reuters late last week by a company executive. The unidentified executive told Reuters that aluminium […]

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative Certifies Gerhardi AluTechnik Under Material Stewardship Standard

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) this week announced the certification of Germany’s Gerhardi AluTechnik GmbH under its ASI Performance Standard V2 (2017) Certification with a focus on Material Stewardship. The Lüdenscheid plant specializes in the production and sale of semi-finished aluminium profiles for clients in the automotive, construction, electronics, mechanical engineering, medical, furniture, and lighting […]

Novelis Opens New Aluminium Customer Solution Center In Suburban Detroit

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. commissioned its new US$35-million automotive Customer Solution Center (CSC) in suburban Detroit yesterday. The new CSC joins Novelis’s other such centers around the world to shorten the time to market of automotive aluminium solutions by collaborating with Tier 1 suppliers and automakers. The new CSC in Novi, Michigan joins […]

European Aluminium Welcomes Relief From EU On High Energy Prices, But Warns More Is Needed

Europe’s aluminium trade group lauded the European Union for its action to turn back high energy prices. However, the European Aluminium Association warned that the measures are only the first step in tackling the problem. The association said that the short-term measures, which include efforts at reducing electricity demand and redistributing financial resources to customers […]

Rio Tinto And Volvo Partner On Low-Carbon Aluminium Supply Agreement

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group and Sweden’s Volvo Group have signed an agreement to establish a partnership for the supply of low-carbon aluminium and other metals products in exchange for assistance with establishing a sustainable self-piloted system for hauling such metals. The Memorandum of Understanding will help Rio Tinto meet its sustainability commitments while […]