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Aleris Belgium Aluminium Rolling Mill Wins ASI Certification

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...

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Trio Of Alcoa Plants Certified By Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation and the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced on Tuesday the certification of three of Alcoa’s plants, one each in the company’s three business units. Brazil’s Juruti bauxite mine and Alumar alumina refinery, along with the San Ciprián aluminium smelter in Spain, were all certified against ASI’s Performance Standard for responsible […]

Norsk Hydro Supplies ASI-Certified Aluminium For Audi e-tron

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA announced earlier this week that it is the sustainable aluminium supplier to Audi AG for the production of the battery housing for its first fully-electric vehicle. Hydro now supplies ASI-certified aluminium for use in the Audi e-tron, which transitioned from a hybrid system to a fully-electric system with the […]

Dutch Firm Nouryon Purchases Chinese Triethyl Aluminium Producer Zhejiang Friend

Dutch chemical company Nouryon announced the recent acquisition of China’s Zhejiang Friend Chemical Co. (Friend) yesterday. Friend is China’s premier producer of triethyl aluminum (Al2(C2H5)6, a/k/a “TEAL”), a metal alkyl often used in the production of high-volume polymers. Per the firm, the move will significantly enhance its global TEAL production, which is frequently used to […]

Constellium Reports 7 Percent Rise In First-Half Revenue

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. released results for the second quarter and first half of 2019 yesterday, with gains in packaging and automotive rolled aluminium products teaming up with a consolidation at the Bowling Green plant to enhance the firm’s overall financial performance. In the second quarter Constellium shipped 413 thousand metric […]