Sustainability

Leaders Emerge In The Aluminium Industry’s Race To Zero Carbon

Leaders Emerge In The Aluminium Industry’s Race To Zero Carbon

One of the aluminium industry’s major goals continues to be the production of metal in a manner that emits the smallest carbon footprint possible. Man-made climate change has become an ever more critical issue, and many of the major players in the...

Yantai Donghai Aluminium Foil Becomes China’s First Ever ASI Certified Firm

The Middle Kingdom has its first aluminium firm certified against Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) Chain of Custody Standard with yesterday’s announcement of the certification of Yantai Donghai Aluminium Foil Co., Ltd. The firm, which is a subsidiary of Shandong Nanshan Aluminium Co. Ltd, is among the top 200 companies based in the People’s Republic of […]

Heesen Debuts New All-Aluminium Hulled Motor Yacht

Dutch yachtmaker Heesen Yachts B.V. revealed on Tuesday that it will soon be marketing a new motor yacht featuring a hull made entirely of aluminium alloy. Dubbing the offering 5000 Aluminium Class: Project Aquamarine, the vessel features an all-new hull design developed by the firm in conjunction with leading hydrodynamicists at Van Oossanen Naval Architects. […]

Alba Joins Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. became the newest member of the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative last week, entering the body as a Production and Transformation member. Alba joins the ASI as its 81st member after achieving full compliance with the most recent ISO certification, implementation of International Finance Corporation protocols, its substantial reported track record of safety and […]

Norsk Hydro Partners With Dutch Start-Up To Produce Sustainable Luxury Yacht

Thanks to a Dutch start-up company and raw materials from Norsk Hydro ASA, a luxury sailing yacht made almost entirely of circular materials will soon be gracing harbors around the world. The makers of the Vaan R4 catamaran say it is the world’s most sustainable luxury yacht, making it a radical departure from the norm […]

Interview with European Aluminium’s Maarten G. Labberton and Magdalena Garczyńska

In the run-up to European Aluminium’s 15th International Aluminium Recycling Congress, which will take place between February 26-27 in Colmar, France, Aluminium Insider sat down with Maarten G. Labberton, Director Packaging Group and Magdalena Garczyńska, Director Recycling. What, if any, effects have the Trump administration’s Section 232 tariffs, and sanctions on Rusal had on the […]