Sustainability

The Aluminum Association Releases New Green Building Guidelines

The Aluminum Association Releases New Green Building Guidelines

The Aluminum Association released a publication entitled Aluminum in Green Buildings – A Guide to Environmental Declarations earlier this week. The publication is part of a series written for the association aimed at the building and construction market. According to the association,...

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...

Events

Study Finds Recycling Rate of Automotive Aluminium is 91%

A study released late last month by the Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s (WPI) Center for Resource Recovery and Recycling indicates that the recycling rate for aluminium in the United States automotive industry is at 91 percent overall. The study, entitled “Automotive Aluminum Recycling at End of Life: A Grave-to-Gate Analysis,” is a peer-reviewed study and received […]

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 […]