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Nespresso Collaborates With Bike Brand To Create Bicycle Made From Recycled Aluminium

Nespresso Collaborates With Bike Brand To Create Bicycle Made From Recycled Aluminium

Swiss coffee company Nestlé Nespresso S.A. has teamed up with Swedish bike brand Vélosophy to develop and manufacture a bicycle made from recycled aluminium coffee capsules. The bicycles, which were given the name RE:CYCLE, will be produced in a limited run of...

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Alcoa Sells Avilés And La Coruña Plants To Swiss Investment Firm PARTER

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced yesterday the sale of the Avilés and La Coruña plants in Spain to Swiss private equity investment group PARTER Capital Group AG for an undisclosed sum. Included in the sale of the subsidiaries is the casthouse and curtailed smelters at both sites and La Coruña’s paste plant. PARTER has […]

Trio Of Alcoa Plants Certified By Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation and the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced on Tuesday the certification of three of Alcoa’s plants, one each in the company’s three business units. Brazil’s Juruti bauxite mine and Alumar alumina refinery, along with the San Ciprián aluminium smelter in Spain, were all certified against ASI’s Performance Standard for responsible […]

Norsk Hydro Supplies ASI-Certified Aluminium For Audi e-tron

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA announced earlier this week that it is the sustainable aluminium supplier to Audi AG for the production of the battery housing for its first fully-electric vehicle. Hydro now supplies ASI-certified aluminium for use in the Audi e-tron, which transitioned from a hybrid system to a fully-electric system with the […]

Dutch Firm Nouryon Purchases Chinese Triethyl Aluminium Producer Zhejiang Friend

Dutch chemical company Nouryon announced the recent acquisition of China’s Zhejiang Friend Chemical Co. (Friend) yesterday. Friend is China’s premier producer of triethyl aluminum (Al2(C2H5)6, a/k/a “TEAL”), a metal alkyl often used in the production of high-volume polymers. Per the firm, the move will significantly enhance its global TEAL production, which is frequently used to […]