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Norsk Hydro Partners With Arksen On New Sustainable Exploration And Research Vessel Project

Norsk Hydro Partners With Arksen On New Sustainable Exploration And Research Vessel Project

Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA announced earlier this week a partnership with British marine adventure company Arksen to produce new sustainable vessel designs featuring low-carbon aluminium. Arksen’s partnership with Hydro will give the firm access to marine-grade rolled and extruded aluminium...

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ASI Certifies Alu-Met GmbH’s Speedline Aluminium-Gießerei GmbH Under Sustainable Performance Standard

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced yesterday the certification of Alu-Met GmbH’s Speedline Aluminium-Gießerei GmbH in Schlins, Austria against the ASI Performance Standard for responsible aluminium production. The areas under certification are the plant’s casthouse and remelting operations, where the firm utilizes over 70 percent recycled aluminium feedstock. Speedline Aluminium-Gießerei boasts an annual production of […]

Talks Fall Through Between Alcoa And San Ciprián Labor Union

The formal talks between Alcoa Corporation and the union representing the San Ciprián aluminium smelter labor force over the fate of the plant ended last week lacking an agreement as to the unit’s continued operation. The consultation process ended on September 28, which the parties are mandated by the government to hold prior to a […]

Audi Hungaria To Launch Aluminium Closed Loop Project Next Year

Automaker Audi Hungaria Zrt. announced on Friday the implementation of a project to develop an aluminium closed loop that would begin next year. The firm uses 38 thousand metric tons of aluminium per year in automobile production. Noting the energy-intensive nature of aluminium production, Audi Hungaria attempts to maximize energy efficiency by utilizing a recycling […]