GAC Becomes First Plant In Guinea To Win Aluminium Stewardship Initiative Performance Standard Certification

GAC Becomes First Plant In Guinea To Win Aluminium Stewardship Initiative Performance Standard Certification

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced this week the certification of Guinea Alumina Corporation SA (GAC) under its Performance Standard V2 (2017). The ASI certification of GAC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA), is the organization’s first-ever certification...


Norsk Hydro’s HalZero Zero-Carbon Aluminium Enters Next Development Phase

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA’s project to produce zero-carbon primary aluminium by the end of the decade entered a new phase this month, as it announced an investment in a HalZero test facility that will be supported by Norway’s government. Hydro says this new development puts it on track to meet its goal of […]

Hindalco’s Belagavi Works Certified Under Aluminium Stewardship Initiative’s Performance Standard

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) certified Hindalco’s Belagavi Works plant in India for Alumina Hydrate, Calcined Alumina, Special Alumina Hydrate, and special Calcined Alumina under the ASI Performance Standard V2 (2017) Certification last week. The plant, which is in Karnataka, produces about ten dozen different grades of alumina project. It produces special alumina and alumina […]

BMW Debuts New Recycled Aluminium Alloy Wheel For MINI Cooper

German automaker BMW Group said last week that its new MINI Cooper SE Convertible will feature alloy wheels made entirely from recycled aluminium. The model in question, which consumes 17.2kWh/100 km while releasing 0 g/km of carbon, will be the first series model to be offered with recycled aluminium alloy wheels. The new wheels will […]

EGA Head Discusses Zero-Carbon Energy With Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) hosted the head of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) at its aluminium plant at Al Taweelah in Abu Dhabi. EGA’s chief executive officer Abdulnasser Bin Kalban received ENEC managing director and CEO Mohamed Ibrahim Al Hammadi at the plant to discuss clean energy and its future in UAE. ENEC […]

Rio Tinto To Supply BMW With Proprietary Zero-Carbon Aluminium

Anglo-Australian Rio Tinto Group has agreed to supply German automaker BMW AG with low-carbon aluminium this week. Rio Tinto will be supplying BMW’s production plant in South Carolina with ELYSIS carbon-free primary aluminium from Canada under the agreement. Rio Tinto’s carbon-free aluminium is produced using a process in which no carbon is emitted. Rather, ELYSIS […]