Sustainability

Constellium’s Bowling Green Rolled Aluminium Plant Recognized As Environmental Steward By TVA

Constellium’s Bowling Green Rolled Aluminium Plant Recognized As Environmental Steward By TVA

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. said yesterday its plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky, has been named an “exemplary environmental steward” by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). The plant, which supplies the growing automotive market in North America, boasts a...

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ASI Certifies Alu-Met GmbH’s Speedline Aluminium-Gießerei GmbH Under Sustainable Performance Standard

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced yesterday the certification of Alu-Met GmbH’s Speedline Aluminium-Gießerei GmbH in Schlins, Austria against the ASI Performance Standard for responsible aluminium production. The areas under certification are the plant’s casthouse and remelting operations, where the firm utilizes over 70 percent recycled aluminium feedstock. Speedline Aluminium-Gießerei boasts an annual production of […]

Luoyang Wanji Aluminium Achieves ASI Certification

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced yesterday the certification of Luoyang Wanji Aluminium Processing Co., Ltd.’s rolling facility in Luoyang, People’s Republic of China against its ASI Performance Standard. The plant produces foils used in several industries, including building supply, communications, electronics, and many other sectors. Activity at the rolling facility consists largely of rolling, […]

Audi Hungaria To Launch Aluminium Closed Loop Project Next Year

Automaker Audi Hungaria Zrt. announced on Friday the implementation of a project to develop an aluminium closed loop that would begin next year. The firm uses 38 thousand metric tons of aluminium per year in automobile production. Noting the energy-intensive nature of aluminium production, Audi Hungaria attempts to maximize energy efficiency by utilizing a recycling […]

Alcoa Debuts World’s First Low-Carbon Smelter-Grade Alumina

American aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced last week an expansion of its low-carbon aluminium and alumina line Sustana. Per the firm, the line would expand by adding the industry’s first low-carbon, smelter-grade alumina EcoSource. Measured through the mining and refining process, EcoSource emits half the carbon dioxide equivalents per ton of alumina than the industry’s […]