Sustainability

Constellium Plans 25 Percent Cut In Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 2025

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...

Events

LME To Debut Trading Platform For Low-Carbon Aluminium In Coming Months

The London Metal Exchange announced late last week its plans to establishing a trading platform that will offer low-carbon aluminium warrants to traders seeking a source of primary aluminium derived principally from hydroelectricity or other renewable resources. “Our plans include…working with the market to investigate a standalone spot trading platform for the exchange of aluminium […]

Rusal Plans US$190 Million Refit To Sayanogorsk Electrode Production Equipment

Russian Federation aluminium behemoth U. C. Rusal said yesterday it plans to invest about US$190 million to modernize electrode production at the Sayanogorsk smelter over the next three years. Per the firm, the move has two main benefits. Firstly, the improvements will make the anodes run more economically, boosting their energy efficiency indicators. Control of […]

Alba Supports Biodiversity At Citra Plant Via New Fish Farm

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) announced yesterday the opening of a fish farm at its plant in Citra as part of the firm’s ongoing commitment to improving the area’s ecological system. The project, which was done in conjunction with the Bahrain National Guard Consumer Association, consists of a pair of fish farming cages submerged adjacent to […]

ASI’s Certification Of Alcoa Plants On Four Continents Opens Door To Offering Of Certified Sustainable Aluminium

Alcoa and the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced earlier this week the certification of almost a dozen of the pioneering aluminium firm’s operations throughout the world against the ASI’s standards, paving the way for Alcoa to offer ASI-certified aluminium to its customers. The certifications cover 11 plants on four continents, including operations in Australia, Brazil, […]