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Alcoa Pledges To Achieve Net-Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 2050

Alcoa Pledges To Achieve Net-Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 2050

American aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced this week its intention to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions along the entirety of its operations by 2050. The firm said that the push to neutralize both direct and indirect GHG emissions dovetails with its overall...


Aluminum Association Praises Commerce Department’s Finding Of Dumping Of Certain Aluminium Foils From Five Countries

Aluminium sector trade group Aluminum Association lauded the United States Department of Commerce for its final determination that importers from Russia and four other countries have been dumping certain aluminium foils on the American market. On Friday the Commerce Department found that aluminium foil exporters from Armenia, Brazil, Oman, Russia, and Turkey have been flooding […]

Novelis And Georgia Tech Expand Partnership On Aluminium Innovation

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis announced this week the expansion of its partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) on the Novelis Innovation Hub. The partnership will explore new areas in materials and process research with an eye toward increased sustainability and zero-carbon production by mid-century. Novelis says the partnership will continue building […]

Gramercy Alumina Refinery Back Online After Hurricane Ida Devastates Louisiana

The Gramercy aluminium refinery in Lousiana is back online after Hurricane Ida devastated the region last week. Stakeholder Concord Resources told industry media on Thursday that the plant was thoroughly checked after the storm prior to resuming production. Inspectors found no significant damage to the facility. “Alumina production at Gramercy went into a planned curtailment […]