Sustainability

Norsk Hydro Inks 29 Year Wind Power Deal With Green Investment Group

Norsk Hydro Inks 29 Year Wind Power Deal With Green Investment Group

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro A.S.A. announced yesterday a deal between its wholly-owned subsidiary Hydro Energi AS and Macquarie Group Limited’s Green Investment Group for 29 years of wind power. The deal is likely the longest corporate wind power deal yet negotiated....

Events

Recycling Rates of Aluminium Cans Rises to 72 Percent in Great Britain

The United Kingdom’s Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) says that recycling rate of aluminium both in the British Isles and upon the European continent continues to make significant strides, achieving and surpassing goals that were set for the practice last year. Per the association, the recycling rate for aluminium drink cans continued its upward trend […]

EGA Partners With Belgian Firm to Investigate Reuse of Bauxite Residue

UAE’s Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced yesterday that the firm has come to an agreement with Belgian research and technology organization Vlaamse Instelling voor Technologisch Onderzoek (VITO) to explore the possibility of repurposing bauxite residue for use in a variety of construction materials. According to the firm, EGA and VITO, in cooperation with experts […]

First Aluminium Smelted at Hydro’s Revolutionary Karmøy Technology Pilot

Norwegian aluminium firm Norsk Hydro A.S.A. announced the first production of primary aluminium at its high-efficiency Karmøy Technology Pilot plant yesterday. “We’re now producing aluminium in the technology pilot, and we are very excited that we can now start to use this technology at an industrial scale,” explained Hilde Merete Aasheim, Hydro’s Executive Vice President […]