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“Production Disturbances” Lead To Drop In Third Quarter Sales Volumes For Gränges

“Production Disturbances” Lead To Drop In Third Quarter Sales Volumes For Gränges

Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB advised the market yesterday of an unplanned drop in sales volumes due to unplanned outages in a pair of its plants in the United States. Per the firm, “production disturbances” at plants in Huntingdon and Salisbury...

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TRIMET Aluminium Joins Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced Monday the addition of German recycling firm TRIMET Aluminium SE to its ranks. With TRIMET’s addition as a Production & Tranformation member, the ASI’s total membership rises to 98. Philipp Schlüter, TRIMET Aluminium SE’s CEO, said his firm is eager to join ASI due to its focus on sustainable […]

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 […]