Sustainability

Sustainability In Aluminium Production Off To A Good Start, But More Is Needed: Hydro’s Brandtzæg

Sustainability In Aluminium Production Off To A Good Start, But More Is Needed: Hydro’s Brandtzæg

Though the industry has made significant strides in the past few decades in the direction of environmental responsibility, Norsk Hydro’s CEO Svein Richard Brandtzæg, much more is yet to be done. In an interview with Metal Bulletin on Wednesday, Brandtzæg said that...

Events

Rio Tinto Awarded First-Ever Aluminium Chain Of Custody Certification From ASI

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group is the recipient of the first-ever Chain of Custody (CoC) Certification issued by the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative. The certification was developed by the ASI to establish a seal and a series of criteria by which aluminium consumers could be assured that the product they are buying was responsibly sourced […]

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. Norsk Hydro says the agreement will include the construction of a new wind […]

EGA Inks Partnership Deal With American University of Sharjah To Cooperate In Soil Improvement Research

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) yesterday announced an agreement with the American University of Sharjah to begin research into the development of organic waste to mix with bauxite residue for use in improving soil for better plant growth. Per the firm, the two-year, AED630,000 (US$171,545) project will have scientists at the university’s engineering college will […]

Norsk Hydro Inks Long-Term Wind-Power Deal for Domestic Aluminium Production

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro A.S.A. announced yesterday that its wholly-owned subsidiary Hydro Energi AS has entered into a new power agreement with Tonstad Vindpark AS to fuel its aluminium-smelting operations with wind-generated energy. The contract, which has a 25-year term, begins in 2020 and will see Norsk purchasing the entire output of a planned […]

ASI Certifies First Aluminium Roller Under New Responsible Sourcing Standard

Global standards and certification organization The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced yesterday the first certification of an aluminium foil roller and converter under the organization’s new standards for responsible production. Per the association, Constantia Teich of Weinburg, Austria, is the recipient of the distinction, making it just the third holder of the new certification, and […]