Sustainability

Aluminium Sector Achieving Zero Emissions A “Big Task”: IAI Secretary General

Aluminium Sector Achieving Zero Emissions A “Big Task”: IAI Secretary General

Though the industry has made significant progress toward it, the goal of net-zero emissions will continue to be “challenging” for the aluminium sector. Such is the opinion of the International Aluminum Institute’s secretary general Miles Prosser. In an interview with S&P Global...

Events

Rusal Debuts Pilot Program To Produce Aluminium Smelting Pots With Inert Anodes

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal said yesterday it has begun testing operations for a pilot program dedicated to producing industrial electrolytic cells with inert anodes. The pilot program’s new anodes are notable due to their improved design and industry-leading low carbon footprint. Rusal says the new design produced by the pilot program will replace […]

LME To Debut Trading Platform For Low-Carbon Aluminium In Coming Months

The London Metal Exchange announced late last week its plans to establishing a trading platform that will offer low-carbon aluminium warrants to traders seeking a source of primary aluminium derived principally from hydroelectricity or other renewable resources. “Our plans include…working with the market to investigate a standalone spot trading platform for the exchange of aluminium […]

Rusal Plans US$190 Million Refit To Sayanogorsk Electrode Production Equipment

Russian Federation aluminium behemoth U. C. Rusal said yesterday it plans to invest about US$190 million to modernize electrode production at the Sayanogorsk smelter over the next three years. Per the firm, the move has two main benefits. Firstly, the improvements will make the anodes run more economically, boosting their energy efficiency indicators. Control of […]

Alba Supports Biodiversity At Citra Plant Via New Fish Farm

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) announced yesterday the opening of a fish farm at its plant in Citra as part of the firm’s ongoing commitment to improving the area’s ecological system. The project, which was done in conjunction with the Bahrain National Guard Consumer Association, consists of a pair of fish farming cages submerged adjacent to […]