Sustainability

Norsk Hydro Partners With Arksen On New Sustainable Exploration And Research Vessel Project

Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA announced earlier this week a partnership with British marine adventure company Arksen to produce new sustainable vessel designs featuring low-carbon aluminium. Arksen’s partnership with Hydro will give the firm access to marine-grade rolled and extruded aluminium as well as the expertise needed to produce affordable, economical solutions for maritime […]

Norsk Hydro And Lyse Merge Hydropower Assets Into New Joint Partnership

Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA and compatriot industrial group Lyse announced earlier this week the formation of a joint hydropower company that will be the result of a merger of the two firms’ hydroelectric assets. The new company will operate under the name Lyse Kraft DA and feature an annual power production capacity of […]

Rio Tinto And Lafarge Canada Develop Cement Ingredient From Spent Potlining

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group, construction firm Lafarge Canada, and its subsidiary Geocycle Canada have created a marketable product using used potlining, preventing it from ending up in landfills. The new product, dubbed Alextra, is the product of a great deal of research into the problem of used potlining and is part of the […]

ASI Certifies Alu-Met GmbH’s Speedline Aluminium-Gießerei GmbH Under Sustainable Performance Standard

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced yesterday the certification of Alu-Met GmbH’s Speedline Aluminium-Gießerei GmbH in Schlins, Austria against the ASI Performance Standard for responsible aluminium production. The areas under certification are the plant’s casthouse and remelting operations, where the firm utilizes over 70 percent recycled aluminium feedstock. Speedline Aluminium-Gießerei boasts an annual production of […]