Sustainability

AEC Soon to Release Updated EPD

AEC Soon to Release Updated EPD

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) announced at the 2016 AEC Management Conference in Washington, D.C., yesterday that its its environmental product declaration (EPD) is forthcoming, even as soon as this week. The AEC indicated that UL (formerly Underwriters Laboratory) is in possession...

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Aluminium Recycling – Hope or Hype?

Aluminium is an incredibly versatile metal. Among the metal’s qualities that is frequently touted is the recyclable nature it possesses. In an era when the scarcity of resources has been recognized to be a problem that demands a solution, recycling is typically considered as the best response to such concerns. And aluminium is well suited […]

UAE to Invest in Domestic Aluminium in Initiative to Boost Industrial Competitiveness

The United Arab Emirates is launching a new initiative to boost the country’s competitiveness in the aluminium sector (among others). The UAE’s Vice President and Prime Minister and Dubai’s ruler His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum announced the initiative late last week. Six priority sub-sectors, namely aerospace, maritime, aluminium and fabricated metals, pharmaceuticals […]

Constellium Announces New Sustainability Targets for 2020

Amsterdam’s Constellium N.V. announced new sustainability targets for the year 2020 yesterday. The firm began its strategic direction for sustainability four years ago, establishing four key areas of focus: people, products, operations and responsible business. “In the past years we have defined our sustainability vision, paving the way for our company to do business more responsibly,” explained […]