Business

Alcoa Included On S&P Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

Alcoa Included On S&P Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation was included in the latest listing of the S&P Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) this week in recognition of its environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance. Alcoa has been a perennial entrant on the list, having been...

Events

WTO Rules Against Trump-Era Section 232 Tariffs On Aluminium And Steel

Last week the World Trade Organization ruled that the Trump-era import duties on aluminium and steel violated international law. On Friday the three-judge tribunal found that the import tariffs on aluminium and steel instituted in 2018 were in violation of the WTO’s rules and recommended that Washington amend the tariffs to comport to those rules. […]

Rio Tinto, OZ Minerals, Boliden Partner On Mine Tailing Reduction Projects

Anglo-Australian mining titan Rio Tinto Group has teamed up with OZ Minerals and Boliden to develop new methods for reusing mining tailings, including those from bauxite mining. The program, which is entitled the Think & Act Differently (TAD) incubator initiative, will support those working on projects for reusing, reducing, or eliminating mining tailings. The initiative […]

Rusal Creates And Convenes Expert Council On Sustainable Development

Russian aluminium titan UC Rusal convened the first meeting of its newly chosen Public Expert Council on Sustainable Development this week. Rusal says the Council will be a permanent consultative and advisory body and will engage with various stakeholders in the industry. The body includes officials and experts from many areas, including the Civic Chamber […]

Novelis To Donate US$10 MM To Children’s Healthcare Of Atlanta

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. announced this week a US$10 million donation to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta as part of the hospital’s ongoing fundraising campaign. Per Novelis, the US$10 million donation will be paid out over a five-year period. The donation is part of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s “Never Settle: A Campaign for Kids” […]

International Aluminium Institute Releases Report On Sustainable Development

Earlier this week the International Aluminium Institute (IAI) released its report on sustainable production in the global aluminium industry and the contributions the industry is making towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). In the report, which is entitled “The Aluminium Industry’s Contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals,” several aspects of the […]