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ASI Certifies Trio Of Laminazione Sottile Group Rolled Aluminium Plants In Italy

ASI Certifies Trio Of Laminazione Sottile Group Rolled Aluminium Plants In Italy

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced the certification of Italian firm Laminazione Sottile Group’s three plants against its Performance Standard for sustainable aluminium production. Laminazione’s three plants are the Laminazione Sottile rolling plant, the Italcoat coil coating plant, and the coating and...

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AMAG Inks Closed-Loop Aluminium Partnership With Audi Hungaria

European cast and rolled aluminium supplier AMAG Austria Metall AG announced this week a partnership with AUDI Hungaria Zrt to develop an aluminium closed-loop system between its factories. Per the press release, waste aluminium generated at Audi’s plant in Györ will be delivered to AMAG’s plant in Ranshofen for recycling back into its primary aluminium […]

Alcoa To Provide Low- And Zero-Carbon Aluminium For Audi Electric Vehicle Wheels

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced last week that it has been chose by German automaker Audi AG to supply sustainable aluminium wheels for its e-tron GT electric vehicle. Alcoa said it will be supplying low-carbon aluminium to RONAL Group, who will be using both low-carbon and zero-carbon aluminium products from the smelter. Tim Reyes, […]

S.A. Damm Becomes First Beverage Firm Certified By ASI

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced this week the certification of beverage firm S.A. Damm’s two beer breweries against both its Performance Standard and its Chain of Custody standard. The two breweries in question are Estrella de Levante Fábrica de Cerveza S.A. and Compañia Cervecera Damm, S.L. This week’s certification makes S.A. Damm the world’s […]

Norsk Hydro Plans Expansion Of Its On-Site Aluminium Recycling Program

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA announced last week its plans to expand a program of directly recycling aluminium from its plants, which it hopes will further reduce its low carbon footprint and increase production by allowing for use of post-consumer aluminium scrap as well. The initiative would enhance its already low carbon per unit […]

Gränges Cut Carbon Emissions By 8 Percent In 2020

Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB relayed the sustainability achievements it accomplished last year yesterday, including significantly reducing its total carbon emissions and an increase in adoption of renewable energy. Gränges said on Thursday that 2020 saw the company cut total carbon emissions by 8 percent from 2019 levels and 18 percent from 2017 baseline […]