Sustainability

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

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....

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Rusal Invests ₽600 Million On Eco-Friendly Capacity Increase Of Volgograd Aluminium Smelter’s Coke-Calcining Kiln

Russian aluminium behemoth U.C. Rusal said yesterday it has invested ₽600 million (US$9.45 million) to carry out an eco-friendly modernization of Volgograd aluminium smelter’s (VgAZ) coke-calcining kiln. According to Rusal, the modernization boosted the kiln’s output capacity by between 3 and 4 metric tons per hour to a new total of 12 metric tons per […]

Alcoa’s Bauxite And Alumina Operations In Western Australia Earn ASI Certification

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced earlier this week the certification of Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation’s bauxite mines and alumina refineries in Western Australia against ASI’s Performance Standard. This week’s certification includes Alcoa’s bauxite mines at Huntly and Willowdale as well as its alumina refineries at Kwinana, Pinjarra, and Wagerup. Fiona Solomon, Chief Executive […]

Alba Becomes Second Mideast Smelter To Win Certification Under Aluminium Stewardship Initiative Performance Standard

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced earlier this week that prominent Middle East smelter Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. has been certified under the ASI Performance Standard. The new certification by ASI covers Alba’s aluminium smelter as well as its calciner. Activities covered by the certification include production and marketing of primary aluminium from alumina, calcinations of […]

Shanghai Shenhuo Aluminium Foil Plant Certified To ASI Chain of Custody Standard

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced the certification of a Shanghai Shenhuo Aluminium Foil Co., Ltd aluminium foil production plant under the ASI Chain of Custody Standard. The newly-issued certification is for the manufacture of aluminium and aluminium alloy foils. The plant, which is located in Shanghai, was previously certified under the ASI Performance Standard […]