Sustainability

Jupiter Aluminum Achieves First Aluminium Stewardship Initiative Certification By US-Based Firm

Jupiter Aluminum Achieves First Aluminium Stewardship Initiative Certification By US-Based Firm

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced earlier this week the certification of Indiana’s aluminium milling firm Jupiter Aluminum Corporation’s facilities in Hammond against ASI’s Performance Certification for responsible aluminium production, sourcing, and stewardship. Jupiter’s ASI certification is the first achieved by a...

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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, and stewardship of aluminium, especially as it relates to material stewardship. Among the […]

Norsk Hydro Enters Into US$1.6 Billion Sustainability-Linked Revolving Credit Facility

Norwegian aluminium giant Norsk Hydro ASA announced yesterday the signing of a new, US$1.6 billion revolving multi-currency credit facility with margins linked to the firm’s greenhouse gas emissions target. Per the firm, the new credit facility will be used for general corporate purposes. It features a tenor of five years, with two one-year options to […]

Constellium’s Singen Aluminium Casting And Rolling Plant Achieves ASI Chain of Custody Certification

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) and Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. announced yesterday the certification of the latter’s casting and rolling plant in Singen, Germany to the former’s Chain of Custody standard. As one of Constellium’s largest sites, the Singen plant features a high-grade cold mill and an integrated hot/cold rolling line, […]

Alcoa Becomes 27th Member Of International Council on Mining and Metals

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation has been selected for membership in the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) according to a press release issued by the firm on Thursday. According to ICMM, Alcoa passed a rigorous and independent assessment process to qualify for membership. The assessment process assured the Council that Alcoa adheres to […]

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 […]