Sustainability

Australian Red Mud Management Technology Receives Major Funding Boost

Australian Red Mud Management Technology Receives Major Funding Boost

A project to convert red mud waste created by refining alumina by the University of Queensland Sustainable Minerals Institute received significant financial backing earlier this week, as the project announce the accumulation of almost A$500,000 to pursue its research. Though details of...

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Alro Slatina Receives US$25 Million In Funding For Sustainable Alumina Refining Equipment

Romanian aluminium company Alro SA’s (Alro Slatina) alumina-refining operation Alum Tulcea announced last week the receipt of a US$25 million finance agreement with Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB) and Garanti Bank Romania to invest in shrinking the company’s carbon footprint. Per domestic media, BSTDB is footing the lion’s share of the financing with […]

Audi Receives First-Ever Downstream Aluminium Certification From ASI

German automobile manufacturer Audi AG became the first downstream aluminium firm to be certified against ASI’s Performance Standard earlier this week. Audi received certification for its assembly process and sourcing for the aluminium components of high-voltage batteries C-BEV for the Audi e-tron. Global standards and certification organization The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) certified Audi’s plants […]

SIG Combibloc Joins Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

Global standards and certification organization The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced on Tuesday the addition of SIG Combibloc as an Industrial User member, making the firm the ninth Industrial User and raising the ASI’s membership to 69 in total. The Swiss aseptic packaging firm has recently begun to focus upon aluminium, specifically enhancing traceability along […]

EGA Releases First-Ever Sustainability Report

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) debuted the firm’s first sustainability report last week. The report lays out EGA’s actions thus far in the realms of economic, social, and environmental progress as well as identifying targets and goals in such areas for the future. Its intent is to gauge EGA’s progress in the areas of emissions, […]