Sustainability

Chalco LNG-Replacement Facility Soon to be Commissioned

Chalco LNG-Replacement Facility Soon to be Commissioned

Houston’s Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. is preparing to commission the largest of three natural gas replacement projects constructed under the auspices of Tianwo-SES Clean Energy Technologies Co., Ltd. for the People’s Republic of China’s state-owned aluminium producer Aluminum Corporation of China Limited...

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Nalco to Make Substantial Buy-In to Atomic Power Project

India’s National Aluminium Company Limited announced that it would invest US$134 million on the Kakrapar Atomic Power project, giving them a 26% stake in the power plant. The navratna (state-owned company) will purchase its share via its joint venture (JV) with Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL), the NPCIL-NALCO Power Company. According to government spokesmen, […]

European Commission: New Aluminium Technology Could Make Production Cleaner, More Efficient

Utilizing new technology now under development could reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) production in the aluminium industry by two-thirds and energy consumption by over one-fifth in 2050 according to a report released yesterday by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre. Achievable reductions for primary aluminium production in the intervening years may be higher, according to the […]

Novelis, Jaguar Land Rover Develop Aluminium Alloy with Up To 75% Recycled Content

Aluminium rolled products producer Novelis announced yesterday that its new aluminium alloy containing up to seventy-five percent recycled content has been successfully used in structural components in consumer cars and trucks. The alloy, known as RC5754, was developed in conjunction with Jaguar Land Rover and is the basis for the latter’s REALCAR (REcycled ALuminium CAR) […]

Romanian Firm to Invest in Intelligent Aluminium Can Collection

Romania’s Can-Pack Romania, the Eastern European country’s only producer of aluminium cans, plans to invest €200,000 (US$224,247) to install twenty-one intelligent aluminium collection devices for the Auchan hypermarket network this year, according to Alucro’s GM, Adina Magsi. The non-profit association Alucro was founded in 2008 by Can-Pack Romania and EAA (European Aluminium Association) in an […]

India’s Nalco to Diversify to Weather the Aluminium Downturn

India’s state-owned aluminium producer National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco) says it has changed its business model to remain profitable during the global aluminium downturn. Worldwide aluminium production has surpassed consumption by 2.6%, Nalco said in a press release on Wednesday. This excess in production has led to a surplus of roughly 1.4 million metric tons […]