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The Net-Zero Shift Starts With Low Carbon Aluminium

The Net-Zero Shift Starts With Low Carbon Aluminium

2020 was supposed to be “year of climate action”, with the Glasgow COP26 acting as a major milestone for both businesses and policymakers to accelerate decarbonization efforts. However, with COVID-19 disrupting lives and economies in an unprecedented manner, countries across the globe...

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Rusal Begins Production Of Aluminium Alloy Cathodic Protection Anodes

Russian Federation aluminium behemoth U.C. Rusal yesterday announced the commencement of cathodic protection anodes designed for use in the prevention of corrosion on pipelines, shipbuilding, and a myriad of other heavy industries. The move is a bid to increase the firm’s share of value-added products in its business mix. The anodes, which will be produced […]

Coronavirus-Proof Aluminium: Canada’s A3 Surfaces Promises Solution

A Quebec company claims to have devised a process that could render aluminium products COVID-19 proof. A3 Surfaces has been working since 2009 on a technology that incorporates and seals antimicrobial agents in aluminium surfaces and products. If it receives regulatory approval, door handles, medical equipment, grocery carts, bars on public transport, ventilation ducts could […]

BMW Implements Aluminium Scrap Recycling Program At Plant In Dingolfing

German automaker BMW AG said last week its press shop in Dingolfing is the company’s first-ever site to separate out and recycle aluminium sheet waste generated by the plant. The plant, which is BMW’s largest, required a €6.5 million retrofit to accomplish the goal of fully recycling the entirety of its scrap aluminium waste, but […]