Sustainability

EGA Partners With DEWA To Produce Solar-Powered Primary Aluminium

EGA Partners With DEWA To Produce Solar-Powered Primary Aluminium

Earlier this week, Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) and Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) announced last week a partnership that is expected to lead to the first-ever primary aluminium to be smelted via solar power. The plan is part of a wider...

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En+ Commits To Zero GHG Emissions By 2050

Anglo-Russian energy and metals company En+ Group IPJSC announced yesterday its intention to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by at least 35 percent by 2030 and net zero by 2050. The firm’s board of directors signed off on the goal earlier this week and created a task force led by Chief Operating Officer Vyacheslav Solomin […]

Audi Awarded ASI Chain of Custody Certification For Pair Of Automotive Plants

German automaker Audi AG announced yesterday that it has received the Chain of Custody certification from the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) for sustainable aluminium. Audi is the first automaker to be certified by the ASI under its Chain of Custody standard. Dirk Gross-Loheide, Board Member for Procurement and IT at AUDI AG, elaborated upon the […]

Norsk Hydro And Lyse Complete Combination Of Hydropower Assets In SW Norway

Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA and municipal utility Lyse completed the merger of a portion of each’s hydropower production yesterday, forming the new company Lyse Kraft DA. Lyse Kraft will be the new owners of several hydropower assets in Norway’s southwestern reaches, including Røldal-Suldal Kraft (RSK). Hydro will continue to operate the plant, and […]

Hyundai Names Rusal Its Long-Term Supplier Of Sustainable Aluminium

Russian Federation aluminium behemoth UC Rusal announced last week that it has been chosen as Hyundai Sungwoo Holdings Co, Ltd.’s preferred long-term supplier of sustainable primary aluminium and aluminium alloys. Through Hyundai Sungwoo, Rusal will be supplying Hyundai Motors Group, which produces the Hyundai and Kia automotive brands. Rusal notes the market share Hyundai commands […]