Sustainability

ASI Certifies AMAG Ranshofen Under Its Chain of Custody Standard Certification

ASI Certifies AMAG Ranshofen Under Its Chain of Custody Standard Certification

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced last week the certification of AMAG Austria Metall AG’s plant in Ranshofen, Austria against its ASI Chain of Custody Standard Certification. AMAG’s Ranshofen plant is the third of the company’s operations to be certified by ASI...

Jaguar Land Rover Aluminium Recycling Project Could Cut CO2 By 26 Percent

Jaguar Land Rover said last month that a recycling process they developed could cut carbon dioxide emissions by over a quarter. The firm’s REALITY aluminium project is a process developed by the automaker to blend recycled aluminium with primary aluminium to achieve aluminium of a quality matching that of the grade they currently use. The […]

Nespresso Canada Introduces Coffee Capsules With 80 Percent Recycled Aluminium

Swiss coffee company Nestlé Nespresso S.A.’s division Nespresso Canada announced on Wednesday a pair of new recycling initiatives, including the use of coffee capsules made from 80 percent recycled aluminium content. Per the firm, the initial run of new aluminium capsules will be used on a variety of single-origin coffee, but it said that it […]

Dunkerque Aluminium Smelter Achieves ASI Certification

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) said Wednesday that ALVANCE Aluminium Dunkerque achieved certification to its Performance Standard. Currently Europe’s largest aluminium smelter, the Dunkerque plant produces more than 284 thousand metric tons each year. The plant, which employs almost 600 workers, specializes in aluminium slab and ingot that are used to produce value-added products for […]

Hindalco Inks Agreement To Supply Red Mud To Indian Cement Firm UltraTech

Indian aluminium smelter Hindalco and India’s biggest cement and concrete firm UltraTech Cement Ltd. have entered into an agreement for Hindalco to supply 1.2 million metric tons of red mud to UltraTech’s 14 plants across India. Per the firm, red mud is rich in alumina, silica, and alkali, making it well suited to use in […]