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Ball Corporation To Build New Aluminium Beverage Can Plant In Czech Republic

Ball Corporation To Build New Aluminium Beverage Can Plant In Czech Republic

Colorado’s Ball Corporation announced earlier this week plans to build a new €170 million beverage packaging plant in Czechia that will go online in the fall of 2022. The plant, which will be built at the Pilzen Digital Park in western Czech...

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Chinalco And China Hongqiao Call For Cleaner Aluminium Production

Aluminum Corp of China and China Hongqiao Group issued a joint proposal last week describing their industry’s contribution to national net-zero carbon emissions, which includes reduction in emissions, energy conservation, and production of low-carbon metal. The companies’ plan is part of a wider initiative by Chinese president Xi Jinping to turn back its rising carbon […]

Aluminum Association Recommends Increased Focus On Infrastructure, Recycling To Biden Administration

Earlier this week the Aluminum Association released several policy documents aimed at strengthening the domestic aluminium industry, including a variety of recommendations for the incoming Congress and the newly-inaugurated administration of Joe Biden. The document, entitled The Presidential Policy Brief: Recommendations for a Strong U.S. Aluminum Industry, identified five key areas for the Biden Administration […]

Lindian Screening Tests At Gaoual Significantly Reduce Silicon Dioxide In Bauxite Ore

Australian mineral exploration firm Lindian Resources Limited announced earlier this week the completion of screening test work at its Gaoual High Grade Conglomerate Bauxite Project in Guinea, West Africa. The firm says testing at the Bouba Conglomerate Bauxite Plate within the Gaoual Project showed that screening of the bauxite ore at the site eliminated a […]

ASI Certifies Two Audi Aluminium Press Operations Under Chain Of Custody Standard

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced yesterday the certification of a pair of Audi production facilities in Neckarsulm and Ingolstadt, Germany against its Chain of Custody (CoC) Standard Certification. The rolled material press shops at those sites produce aluminium automotive parts from aluminium sheet. Audi captures the scrap aluminium from the operations and recycled, completing […]

Michelob Ultra To Be Packaged In Rio Tinto’s Low-Carbon Aluminium

Anheuser-Busch InBev NV and Rio Tinto Group announced last week that Michelob Ultra will soon be distributed in a new low-carbon aluminium similar to that used in Apple MacBooks. The two firms said the new cans would be produced using a process that does not produce greenhouse gases, instead giving off oxygen in the smelting […]