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Norsk Hydro Plans Expansion Of Its On-Site Aluminium Recycling Program

Norsk Hydro Plans Expansion Of Its On-Site Aluminium Recycling Program

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA announced last week its plans to expand a program of directly recycling aluminium from its plants, which it hopes will further reduce its low carbon footprint and increase production by allowing for use of post-consumer aluminium...

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Constellium Cuts Overall Waste Production By One Third Through 2020

European value-added aluminium firm Constellium NV released the 2020 Business and Sustainability Report earlier this week. The report details Constellium’s progress on several different goals, including sustainability and climate neutrality, which it hopes to achieve by mid-century. Among other accomplishments, Constellium reported a significant drop in safety incidents, with recordable cases falling from 3.31 in […]

EGA’s Al Taweela Refinery Produces Near-Capacity 1.92 MMT Of Alumina In 2020

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) reported financial and operating results for the full year of 2020 earlier this week. Despite the global market struggling under the effects of coronavirus, the firm’s numbers were generally strong for the year. For the full year, EGA reported an adjusted EBITDA of US$1.13 billion, up by 63 percent on […]

Altech Achieves “Breakthrough” In Successful Coating Of Silicon With Alumina

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. announced earlier this week the successful application of alumina nano particles on silicon particles using proprietary technology developed for use on anodes in lithium-ion batteries. The firm points out that this follows an announcement late last year that it had been successful in coating graphite particles with a similar layer […]

GFG Alliance Seeking Payment Pause For Debt Payments To Troubled Backer Greensill

In response to concerns raised by an insolvency filing by one of its financial backers, GFG Alliance leader Sanjay Gupta said his firm is in discussions with its administrators regarding an agreement to pause payments to the troubled firm. On Friday, Gupta relayed internally that it was seeking a standstill agreement from Greensill Capital’s administrators, […]