Sustainability

ASI Certifies BMW’s Landshut Plant Against Performance Standard For Materials Stewardship

ASI Certifies BMW’s Landshut Plant Against Performance Standard For Materials Stewardship

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced yesterday the certification of German automaker BMW AG’s light metal foundry at Landshut, Germany against its Performance Standard for material stewardship. In a related press release, ASI says the certification recognizes the plant’s responsible production, sourcing,...

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative Certifies Companhia Brasileira de Alumínio Across Entire Value Chain

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) revealed on Friday the certification of several plants and facilities owned by Brazil’s Companhia Brasileira de Alumínio (CBA) against the ASI Performance Standard and Chain of Custody Standard. The facilities included in the certifications announced last week include a trio of bauxite mines in Minas Gerais, an alumina refinery, a […]

ASI Certifies Quartet Of Amcor Plants In Germany, France, And Switzerland

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) on Wednesday revealed certifications for Swiss packaging firm Amcor plc’s operations in Teningen Tscheulin-Rothal, Germany, Sarrebourg and De Froges, France, and Rorschach, Switzerland. Per the ASI, the trio of sites in Germany and France are now certified against the ASI’s Performance Standard for responsible production, sourcing and stewardship of aluminium […]

Novelis Breaks Ground On US$36 Million Expansion And Upgrade Of NE Georgia Aluminium Recycling Plant

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. commenced construction on its US$36 million expansion and upgrade of its Greensboro, Georgia plant yesterday. The upgrades, which include state-of-the-art recycling equipment, a new dust-mitigation system, and an overall traffic redesign aimed at increasing safety and efficiency, are expected to be completed over the course of the […]

Rusal Inks US$1.085 Billion Sustainability-Linked Pre-Export Finance Facility

Russian Federation aluminium giant U.C. Rusal announced yesterday the signing of a five-year, US$1.085-billion sustainability-linked pre-export finance facility, the first of its kind ever arranged by domestic and international banks in Russia. Per the firm, the facility grew from the originally-announced amount of US$750 million due to market support for its low-carbon and green aluminium […]

Rusal Processed And Sold 50 Percent Of Smelters’ Waste Over The Past Decade

Russian aluminium behemoth U.C. Rusal said yesterday that it has processed and sold approximately half of the waste product generated by its various smelters over the past decade, along with processing about a tenth of the red and nepheline mud at its alumina refineries over that same time period. According to the firm, it has […]