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EGA’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions 38 Percent Below Industry Average In 2019

EGA’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions 38 Percent Below Industry Average In 2019

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) published its third annual Sustainability Report this week. The report details the firm’s environmental, social, and governance performance in 2019 for operations in the United Arab Emirates and the Republic of Guinea. Per the firm, it had...

Supreme Court Orders Nalco To Sell Alumina To Vedanta

India’s National Aluminium Company (NALCO) was ordered by the country’s Supreme Court to deliver 30 thousand metric tons of metallurgical-grade calcined alumina to the Vedanta plant at Visakhapatnam, which Vedanta will ultimately use at its SEZ unit in Jharsuguda. To date, Nalco has been unwilling to ship its rival alumina from the supplies set aside […]

Hindalco Inks Agreement To Supply Red Mud To Indian Cement Firm UltraTech

Indian aluminium smelter Hindalco and India’s biggest cement and concrete firm UltraTech Cement Ltd. have entered into an agreement for Hindalco to supply 1.2 million metric tons of red mud to UltraTech’s 14 plants across India. Per the firm, red mud is rich in alumina, silica, and alkali, making it well suited to use in […]

Recycled Aluminium Energy Storage Firm To Establish Site In Abu Dhabi

A Swedish firm that utilizes recycled aluminium to store power has inked a deal with an Abu Dhabi renewable energy company and a local university to build a renewable energy storage site in Masdar City. Azelio said earlier this week that the partnership with Masdar and Khalifa University will complete the installation of the verification […]

Titagarh Firema Becomes First Indian Aluminium-Bodied Train Coach Manufacturer

The first Indian firm has jumped into the aluminium-bodied train coaches with the entrance last week of Kolkata’s Titagarh Firema into the arena. According to local media, Titagarh Firema will supply aluminium-bodied coaches to Pune Metro for use in its rail-based transit system. Commenting on the development, Secretary of Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs […]