Sustainability

ASI Certifies Yunnan Haoxin Aluminum Foil’s Kunming Plant Under Chain Of Custody Standard

ASI Certifies Yunnan Haoxin Aluminum Foil’s Kunming Plant Under Chain Of Custody Standard

Trade group Aluminium Stewardship Initiative announced this week the certification of Yunnan Haoxin Aluminum Foil Co., Ltd.’s Yunnan Haoxin Aluminum Foil plant under its Chain of Custody Standard Certification for its aluminium re-melting, refining, and semi-fabrication activities. The plant, which achieved Performance...

Events

European Aluminium Calls For Bold Action On Sustainable Power Production

Trade group European Aluminium Association began its spring meeting in Brussels with a call to Europe’s governments to back a strong movement to develop sustainable energy development. The first event of the spring meeting, which was the first in-person meeting hosted by European Aluminium in two years, entitled “Fit for net-zero: Industrial decarbonisation in an […]

Alcoa Completes New Aluminium Recycling Furnace At Mosjøen Plant

Aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced this week the completion of a new aluminium recycling furnace at its plant in Mosjøen, Norway that utilizes power derived from renewable resources. Alcoa says this is the firm’s largest investment in recycling infrastructure to date. The new aluminium recycling furnace, which is a collaboration between Alcoa and German metals […]

Aluminium Stewardshp Initiative Certifies Two Trimet France Plants Under Its Performance Standard

Trade group Aluminium Stewardship Initiative announced this week the certification of Trimet France’s aluminium operations at Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne and Castelsarrasin under its Performance Standard for the responsible production of aluminium. The plants wire rods, slabs and ingots, production of molten aluminium, and manufacture of anodes activities fall under the ASI’s new certification. Altogether, the two sites’ […]

Norsk Hydro Begins Construction Of New Aluminium Recycling Plant In SW Michigan

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA broke ground last week on a new US$150 million aluminium recycling plant in Cassopolis, Michigan. According to Hydro, the plant’s nameplate capacity will be 120 thousand metric tons of low-carbon aluminium extrusions per annum. Production is slated to begin next year, and the plant will create about 70 jobs […]

Novelis Plans US$30 MM Aluminium Annealing Line For Plant In Western Germany

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis announced this week a US$30 million investment at its Plettenberg-Ohle, Germany to build a new continuous annealing line. The new line, which is intended to meet client demands for aluminium in coffee capsules, will double the plant’s capacity. Novelis’s Ohle plant is the origin of most of the aluminium coffee […]