Sustainability

Alba Joins Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

Alba Joins Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. became the newest member of the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative last week, entering the body as a Production and Transformation member. Alba joins the ASI as its 81st member after achieving full compliance with the most recent ISO certification, implementation...

Events

Rio Tinto Promises Carbon-Free Smelting Technology At Tiwai Point

New Zealand’s Tiwai Point Aluminium Smelter is in line to possibly become the world’s first carbon-free aluminium smelter after a productive discussion between the heads of Rio Tinto Group and the New Zealand government last week. A Kiwi news source says Rio Tinto chief executive Jean-Sébastien Jacques and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern discussed the matter […]

Gränges Joins Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB announced yesterday that it is the newest member of the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI), joining the standards body earlier this month. In joining ASI, Gränges will begin work on achieving certification against the ASI Performance Standard for at minimum one facility or product within the first two years of […]

China To Restrict Imports Of Scrap Aluminium And Steel Beginning On July 1

Commencing on July 1, the People’s Republic of China will begin limiting imports of scrap aluminium and steel, ostensibly in an effort at increasing domestic recycling rates. In a statement released by China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment, scrap aluminium and steel will be reclassified, effective in July, from the unrestricted import list of solid […]