North America

Novelis Breaks Ground On US$36 Million Expansion And Upgrade Of NE Georgia Aluminium Recycling Plant

Novelis Breaks Ground On US$36 Million Expansion And Upgrade Of NE Georgia Aluminium Recycling Plant

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. commenced construction on its US$36 million expansion and upgrade of its Greensboro, Georgia plant yesterday. The upgrades, which include state-of-the-art recycling equipment, a new dust-mitigation system, and an overall traffic redesign aimed at increasing...

Events

U.S. Aluminium And Steel Firms Sue Railroads On Allegations Of Price Fixing

An array of United States aluminium and steel producers filed suit against a quartet of the country’s largest railroad firms last week alleging a conspiracy among them to inflate prices and overcharge customers for their services over the course of several years in the previous decade. Alcoa, Alumax Mill Products, Arconic, Eastalco Aluminum, Intalco Aluminum, […]

Alcoa’s Baie-Comeau Aluminium Smelter In Québec Certified By Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced yesterday the certification of its Baie-Comeau aluminum smelter in Québec, Canada against the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative’s (ASI) sustainability standards. The Baie-Comeau aluminium smelter’s three-year certification by the ASI propels the plant into the ranks of Alcoa’s three other ASI-certified locations, all of which earned their certifications earlier this year. […]

Government Committed To Environmental Protection: Jamaica PM Holness

Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness challenged notions put forth by expatriates in recent days regarding bauxite mining and the government’s commitment to environmental protection. Holness spoke to a New York radio program on Thursday in a break from his attendance at a United Nations environmental summit, telling the interviewer that Jamaica continues to be a […]

Rio Tinto BC Works Smelter Certified By Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group announced the certification of BC Works smelter and Kemano Power Operations in Kitimat, British Columbia against the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative’s (ASI) Chain of Custody standard. As a result, the entirety of Rio Tinto’s operations in Canada are now certified to ASI’s standards. Rio Tinto says the certification is proof […]

Alcoa Selected As Aluminum Industry Leader For 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation has been named to the 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) as an Aluminum Industry leader after a rigorous selection process and evaluation of its sustainability practices. The firm takes its place on the DJSI North America Index, which is a listing of the top fifth of North America’s 600 […]