Sustainability

Alba Plans Region’s First Spent Pot Lining Treatment Plant

Alba Plans Region’s First Spent Pot Lining Treatment Plant

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. announced yesterday its plans to establish the region’s first Spent Pot Lining (SPL) Treatment Plant. The project, which is the result of collaboration between Alba and Bahrain’s Supreme Council for Environment (SCE), is part of a bigger initiative driven...

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En+ Group Joins Business Ambition for 1.5°C Movement

Russian aluminium behemoth U.C. Rusal’s parent company En+ Group IPJSC announced yesterday its intention to reach certain science-based emission reduction targets (SBTi) in order to contribute to the global movement to establish a global net-zero carbon economy. In joining the Business Ambition for 1.5°C movement, En+ says it is responding by continuing calls to action […]

TRIMET Aluminium Joins Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced Monday the addition of German recycling firm TRIMET Aluminium SE to its ranks. With TRIMET’s addition as a Production & Tranformation member, the ASI’s total membership rises to 98. Philipp Schlüter, TRIMET Aluminium SE’s CEO, said his firm is eager to join ASI due to its focus on sustainable […]

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative Certifies Constellium’s Singen Plant Against ASI Performance Standard

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) and Constellium yesterday announced the certification of the latter’s casting and rolling mill in Singen, Germany. The plant is among Constellium’s largest facilities. The rolling and casting mill at Singen successfully qualified for certification under ASI’s Performance Standard for responsible production, sourcing, and stewardship of aluminium, as confirmed by an […]

Ball Corporation Introduces World’s First Aluminium Beverage Cup

Colorado’s Ball Corporation announced earlier this week a pilot program for testing and marketing single-use aluminium beverage cups, which the firm says is the first step in introducing infinitely recyclable aluminium as an alternative to plastic. Ball says the pilot program will introduce a limited supply of aluminium cups beginning next month and running through […]

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative Certifies China’s Xiamen Xiashun Aluminium Foil Against ASI Chain Of Custody Standard

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced the certification of Xiamen Xiashun Aluminium Foil Co., Ltd. against the ASI Chain of Custody standard earlier this week, making the firm the first of ASI’s China-based members to market ASI Aluminium. Xiamen Xiashun operates four sites that are now certified by ASI, namely the Haicang Foil Plant, the […]