Sustainability

Rusal Achieves Sustainability Benchmarks For 2019 Finance Facility

Rusal Achieves Sustainability Benchmarks For 2019 Finance Facility

Russian Federation aluminium titan UC Rusal announced yesterday its achievement of sustainability benchmarks negotiated in a finance facility signed last year. As a result, the firm will now be assessed a lower interest rate than it has been paying on the loan...

Events

Aluminium Sector Achieving Zero Emissions A “Big Task”: IAI Secretary General

Though the industry has made significant progress toward it, the goal of net-zero emissions will continue to be “challenging” for the aluminium sector. Such is the opinion of the International Aluminum Institute’s secretary general Miles Prosser. In an interview with S&P Global Platts, Prosser said the Paris Agreement’s goal of achieving net-zero carbon emissions over […]

Constellium Plans 25 Percent Cut In Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 2025

Yesterday Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. released its sustainability report for the previous year, noting goals met and standards set by the firm toward increased sustainability in 2019 and beyond. Constellium’s 2019 Business and Sustainability Report details several milestones achieved by the firm, including receiving ASI certifications for one plant last year […]

Ball Corp Partners With Blue Ocean To Provide Aluminium Cups To Walmart and Sam’s Club

Colorado’s Ball Corporation announced on Monday a partnership with top omnichannel solutions provider Blue Ocean Innovative Solutions to introduce its infinitely recyclable aluminium beverage cup into Walmart and Sam’s Club locations throughout the United States. Debuted first in September last year, Ball Corporation’s aluminium cups are completely recyclable and can be recycled infinitely without any […]

Pair Of Eurofoil Plants Certified Against ASI Performance Standard And Chain Of Custody Standard

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced yesterday the certification of two of Eurofoil’s plants against the organization’s Performance Standard and Chain of Custody Standard. The twin plants produce aluminium foil for packaging, container foil, household foil, and aluminium wrap for a variety of industrial applications. Eurofoil’s two certified plants are rolling mills in Rugles, France […]

Rusal Debuts Pilot Program To Produce Aluminium Smelting Pots With Inert Anodes

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal said yesterday it has begun testing operations for a pilot program dedicated to producing industrial electrolytic cells with inert anodes. The pilot program’s new anodes are notable due to their improved design and industry-leading low carbon footprint. Rusal says the new design produced by the pilot program will replace […]