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Novelis Announces Plans For US$2.5 MM Aluminium Can Recycling Plant In SW Alabama

Novelis Announces Plans For US$2.5 MM Aluminium Can Recycling Plant In SW Alabama

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. said this week that it is planning to build a US$2.5-billion low-carbon aluminium recycling and rolling plant in Bay Minette, Alabama. The new plant, which is a response to strong demand from the aluminium beverage packaging...

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Gränges To Expand NE Arkansas Plant To Produce Aluminium Battery Cathode Foil

Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB announced an expansion this week to its Newport, Arkansas production facility to begin production of battery cathode foil, making it the first to produce battery cathode foil in the United States to date. Per the firm, battery cathode foil is a critical component for lithium-ion batteries, which are essential […]

Norsk Hydro Begins Construction Of New Aluminium Recycling Plant In SW Michigan

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA broke ground last week on a new US$150 million aluminium recycling plant in Cassopolis, Michigan. According to Hydro, the plant’s nameplate capacity will be 120 thousand metric tons of low-carbon aluminium extrusions per annum. Production is slated to begin next year, and the plant will create about 70 jobs […]

Novelis And Ball Corporation Increase Recycled Content Of Ball Aluminum Cup To 90 Percent

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis has teamed up with Colorado’s Ball Corporation to announce that the Ball Aluminum Cup features a recycled aluminium content of 90 percent. Novelis says the higher recycled aluminium content aligns with Ball’s emphasis on lowering the global carbon footprint and making available a more sustainable solution for sports and entertainment, […]

Gränges Plans US$52 MM Low-Carbon Aluminium Addition To Tennessee Plant

Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB announced this week a US$52 million investment to expand its aluminium recycling operations at its plant in Huntingdon, Tennessee. Gränges’s investment at the Tennessee plant is part of its efforts at launching near-zero carbon aluminium production by the end of 2024. Gränges says that the new addition would be […]