Sustainability

Nespresso Canada Introduces Coffee Capsules With 80 Percent Recycled Aluminium

Nespresso Canada Introduces Coffee Capsules With 80 Percent Recycled Aluminium

Swiss coffee company Nestlé Nespresso S.A.’s division Nespresso Canada announced on Wednesday a pair of new recycling initiatives, including the use of coffee capsules made from 80 percent recycled aluminium content. Per the firm, the initial run of new aluminium capsules will...

Events

Titagarh Firema Becomes First Indian Aluminium-Bodied Train Coach Manufacturer

The first Indian firm has jumped into the aluminium-bodied train coaches with the entrance last week of Kolkata’s Titagarh Firema into the arena. According to local media, Titagarh Firema will supply aluminium-bodied coaches to Pune Metro for use in its rail-based transit system. Commenting on the development, Secretary of Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs […]

Rusal Achieves Sustainability Benchmarks For 2019 Finance Facility

Russian Federation aluminium titan UC Rusal announced yesterday its achievement of sustainability benchmarks negotiated in a finance facility signed last year. As a result, the firm will now be assessed a lower interest rate than it has been paying on the loan until now. Per the firm, it met 2019 target levels of the sustainability […]

Rusal Completes Emissions Upgrade At Krasnoyarsk Aluminium Smelter

Russian Federation aluminium giant UC Rusal said yesterday that the Krasnoyarsk Aluminium Smelter (KrAZ) has completed the transition to emissions-reducing EcoSoderberg technology. Per Rusal, the technology utilizes a design that traps exhaust fumes from the production process, which, along with the optimized anode paste composition, seals off a high degree of tarry materials along the […]

ASI Certifies Aluminerie Alouette Plant For Sustainable Aluminium Production

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced yesterday the certification of Aluminerie Alouette’s operations in Sept-Îles, Quebec against its Performance Standard for responsible production of aluminium. ASI says the plant’s smelting, casthouse, and operational activities are covered by the certification. The plant has a nameplate capacity of 600 thousand metric tons per annum, making it the […]

Gränges And Alcoa Partner On Low-Carbon Aluminium Production

Yesterday Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB and American aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corp announced an agreement to partner on a collaboration aimed at reducing the aluminium value chain’s impact upon the climate. The agreement will have Gränges sourcing ECOLUM rolling slabs, which are part of Alcoa’s SUSTANA range of low-carbon products. The entire product line […]