Sustainability

Constellium Fires Up New High-Tech Aluminium Recycling Furnace at Alabama Plant

Constellium Fires Up New High-Tech Aluminium Recycling Furnace at Alabama Plant

Dutch rolled and extruded aluminium firm Constellium N.V. debuted a new recycling furnace at its facility at Muscle Shoals, Alabama on Tuesday. According to the firm the new, fully-operational furnace will boost its aluminium recycling capacity by 170 million pounds, or roughly...

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Novelis Inks Deal with Chinese Electric Automobile Maker NIO

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis yesterday announced a partnership to provide its proprietary aluminium alloys to Shanghai electric automobile start-up firm NIO. The agreement has Novelis supplying to NIO its Novelis Advanz alloy to the Chinese automaker from its plant in Changzhou. Novelis aluminium will be used throughout NIO’s electric sport-utility vehicles, including […]

EGA Inks Deal to Sell Spent Pot Lining to Building Materials Firm Arkan

UAE’s Emirates Global Aluminium has come to an agreement to sell spent pot lining to Abu Dhabi building materials manufacturer Arkan Building Material Company PJSC as feedstock for its cement plant. According to EGA, the global aluminium industry produces over one million metric tons of spent pot lining each year. Pot lining tends to wear […]

Rochester Institute of Technology Launches National Recycling Initiative

The Rochester Institute of Technology recently launched a new initiative dedicated to promoting technological advances utilized by small- and medium-sized businesses involved in recycling, reuse, and remanufacturing of materials such as aluminium. The REMADE Institute is the result of a US$150 million investment by the United States federal government, domestic industry, over two dozen major […]

Alba Lauded for Environmental Best Practices

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) announced on Wednesday that it has been declared the Gold Winner of the Green World Award 2016 for Environmental Best Practice. The award is the top-tier award of the Green Apple Awards, given out by the Green Organization to recognize, reward, and promote environmental best practices carried out by firms around […]

Alupro’s “Leave Your Cap On” Expands Into Two New Authorities

The United Kingdom’s Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) is spearheading an effort to encourage Britons to recycle the aluminium caps that are fastened to their glass bottles. Launched in 2015, Alupro’s ‘Leave Your Cap On’ campaign recently expanded into Oxford and Berkshire, raising the total number of bottle banks participating in the campaign to over […]