Sustainability

Norsk Hydro’s Alunorte Refinery And Paragominas Mine Achieve ASI Certification

Norsk Hydro’s Alunorte Refinery And Paragominas Mine Achieve ASI Certification

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced certification for two more plants under the Norsk Hydro umbrella yesterday, namely the Paragominas bauxite mine and the Alunorte alumina refinery in northern Brazil. The ASI said the two operations passed certification for both its Performance...

Events

Noranda Bauxite Praised For Land Reclamation Efforts In Jamaica

Jamaica’s Mining Minister Robert Montague lauded Noranda Bauxite for its responsible land reclamation efforts last week, noting the success the firm has had in refurbishing former mining sites for use as agricultural and water storage lands. Commenting at Noranda Bauxite’s Agriculture Education Industry Exposition in St. Ann on Thursday, Montague reiterated his government’s commitment to […]

Jaguar Land Rover Launches New Aluminium Recycling Initiative

British multinational automaker Jaguar Land Rover Limited announced the next step in its aluminium closed-loop program will be a new method for harvesting aluminium from old vehicles for use in aluminium alloys destined to continue on in new vehicles. The initiative, christened REALITY, is under development at present, with initial testing being carried out on […]

Nespresso Calls Upon Competitors To Join In Aluminium Coffee Capsule Recycling Plan

Swiss coffee company Nestlé Nespresso S.A. called upon its competitors in the portioned-coffee market to team up with it in developing a worldwide recycling program for aluminium coffee capsules. At the annual convergence of the Nespresso Sustainability Advisory Board (NSAB) in Geneva, the firm issued the invitation to establish such a global standard, with hopes […]

SIG’s Aseptic Aluminium Cartons Certified By ASI

Swiss food and beverage packaging firm SIG Combibloc Group AG announced last week that it has become the world’s first supplier of aseptic carton packs made from aluminium certified by the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI). Per the firm, the new offering will allow its buyers to add value by promoting responsible materials sourcing. Users of […]