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ASI Certifies Trio Of Laminazione Sottile Group Rolled Aluminium Plants In Italy

ASI Certifies Trio Of Laminazione Sottile Group Rolled Aluminium Plants In Italy

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced the certification of Italian firm Laminazione Sottile Group’s three plants against its Performance Standard for sustainable aluminium production. Laminazione’s three plants are the Laminazione Sottile rolling plant, the Italcoat coil coating plant, and the coating and...

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Norsk Hydro To Increase Hydrogen Power Use At Norwegian Plants

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA said last week that it is exploring opportunities to develop its hydrogen facilities in order to offer renewable energy sources to third parties as well as enhancing its capabilities for producing low-carbon aluminium. Hysdro’s president and CEO Hilde Merete Aasheim said in a press release that the opportunity for […]

GM Testing Out New Tech For Aluminium-Based EV Batteries

American automaker General Motors Co said last week that it is testing out a variety of new technologies to cut costs of electric vehicles, including increasing the use of aluminium and aluminium alloys. While speaking to an investor conference on Wednesday, GM President Mark Reuss said the firm continues to explore various technology solutions for […]

Alba Achieves ISO Certification For Its Business Continuity Planning

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) announced this week that it has been certified by the International Organization for Standardization under the ISO 22301:2012 certification for Business Continuity Management System (BCMS). Alba notes that the certification is a recognition of its ability to conduct business in the face of disruption in addition to holding to best practices […]

Metso Outotec Completes Sale Of Aluminium Business To REEL International

Finnish mining operations and technology firm Metso Outotec announced the completion of the sale of its aluminium business to French firm REEL International SAS this week. Metso initially announced the sale toward the end of December last year. The sale included transfer of the green anode plants, anode rodshops, and casthouses used in aluminium smelters […]