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Constellium Plans 25 Percent Cut In Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 2025

Constellium Plans 25 Percent Cut In Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 2025

Yesterday Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. released its sustainability report for the previous year, noting goals met and standards set by the firm toward increased sustainability in 2019 and beyond. Constellium’s 2019 Business and Sustainability Report details several milestones...

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Rusal Opens New High-Silicone Aluminium Alloy Foundry At Boguchansky

Russian Federation aluminium behemoth U.C. Rusal said yesterday it has commissioned a new foundry complex at its aluminium smelter operation in Boguchansky (BoAZ). The new foundry will produce 120 thousand metric tons of aluminium alloy for the firm. Rusal says the new foundry, which was designed by the Italian firm Properzi, will produce a new […]

Alcoa Begins Process For Layoffs At Spanish Aluminium Smelter

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corp said yesterday it has begun the process of laying off the workforce at its aluminium plant in San Ciprián, Spain. According to the firm, it has been in talks with the labor force at the plant since late May. At issue is what Alcoa characterizes as “significant and unsustainable circumstances” […]

Norsk Hydro Says Production Up But Sales Down In April And May Thanks To COVID-19

Noting the unique situation in which the global economy has found itself in recent months, Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA updated investors as to production volumes for the past two months, detailing a more or less increase in production but showing a steep decline in sales over the period. Per the firm, production volumes […]

Pair Of Eurofoil Plants Certified Against ASI Performance Standard And Chain Of Custody Standard

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced yesterday the certification of two of Eurofoil’s plants against the organization’s Performance Standard and Chain of Custody Standard. The twin plants produce aluminium foil for packaging, container foil, household foil, and aluminium wrap for a variety of industrial applications. Eurofoil’s two certified plants are rolling mills in Rugles, France […]

LME To Debut Trading Platform For Low-Carbon Aluminium In Coming Months

The London Metal Exchange announced late last week its plans to establishing a trading platform that will offer low-carbon aluminium warrants to traders seeking a source of primary aluminium derived principally from hydroelectricity or other renewable resources. “Our plans include…working with the market to investigate a standalone spot trading platform for the exchange of aluminium […]