Europe

Norsk Hydro Agrees To Sell Romanian Extrusion Plant To Austrian Firm For Undisclosed Sum

Norsk Hydro Agrees To Sell Romanian Extrusion Plant To Austrian Firm For Undisclosed Sum

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA yesterday announced the signing of an agreement with Austrian firm Hammerer Aluminium Industries (HAI) to sell Romanian extrusion plant Hydro Extrusion SRL. Terms of the transaction were not released, but Hydro indicated that the sale would...

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Sources Say European Commission Blessing Of Novelis Purchase Of Aleris Is Imminent

Sources say Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. is on the verge of obtaining approval from the European Union for its US$2.6 billion offer to purchase Aleris. Reuters said anonymous sources claiming inside knowledge revealed to them on Thursday that the linchpin to antitrust approval came with Novelis’ promise to sell the Aleris […]

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative Certifies Constellium’s Singen Plant Against ASI Performance Standard

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) and Constellium yesterday announced the certification of the latter’s casting and rolling mill in Singen, Germany. The plant is among Constellium’s largest facilities. The rolling and casting mill at Singen successfully qualified for certification under ASI’s Performance Standard for responsible production, sourcing, and stewardship of aluminium, as confirmed by an […]

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 1,000 and are only available through Vélosophy’s website. The project was undertaken in […]

Aleris Belgium Aluminium Rolling Mill Wins ASI Certification

Aleris Aluminum Duffel BVBA, one of Europe’s biggest aluminium rolling plants, is now certified against the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative’s (ASI) Performance Standard. The Belgian plant produces a wide variety of products from aluminium and related alloys. The plant, which was founded in 1946, features state-of-the art technology, including a CALP (Continuous Annealing Line with Pre-Treatment) […]