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ASI Certifies Norsk Hydro Extrusion Plants In Germany And Belgium

ASI Certifies Norsk Hydro Extrusion Plants In Germany And Belgium

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced last week the certification of Norwegian aluminium firm Norsk Hydro ASA subsidiary Hydro Aluminium Extruded Solutions’s plants at Bellenberg, Germany and Lichtervelde, Belgium to the organization’s ASI Performance Standards. Per the ASI, Hydro’s extrusions and profiles...

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Constellium Posts 11 Percent Jump In First-Quarter Revenues

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. announced results for the first quarter on Wednesday, showing improvements on both the production and financial fronts during the year’s opening quarter. In the first quarter Constellium shipped 413 thousand metric tons of product, up by 6 percent on the year. Packaging and Automotive Rolled Product led […]

Norsk Hydro Announces NOK150 Million Investment In Advanced Automotive Aluminium Production Equipment At Husnes Plant

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA announced yesterday the planned upgrade of equipment at Hydro Husnes that will allow it to offer advanced aluminium products to automotive manufacturing customers. Hydro says the NOK150 million (US$17.6 million) investment will consist largely of the installation of Low Pressure Casting (LPC) equipment that will produce improved aluminium material […]

Jaguar Land Rover Launches New Aluminium Recycling Initiative

British multinational automaker Jaguar Land Rover Limited announced the next step in its aluminium closed-loop program will be a new method for harvesting aluminium from old vehicles for use in aluminium alloys destined to continue on in new vehicles. The initiative, christened REALITY, is under development at present, with initial testing being carried out on […]

Nespresso Calls Upon Competitors To Join In Aluminium Coffee Capsule Recycling Plan

Swiss coffee company Nestlé Nespresso S.A. called upon its competitors in the portioned-coffee market to team up with it in developing a worldwide recycling program for aluminium coffee capsules. At the annual convergence of the Nespresso Sustainability Advisory Board (NSAB) in Geneva, the firm issued the invitation to establish such a global standard, with hopes […]