Sustainability

Alcoa’s Bauxite And Alumina Operations In Western Australia Earn ASI Certification

Alcoa’s Bauxite And Alumina Operations In Western Australia Earn ASI Certification

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced earlier this week the certification of Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation’s bauxite mines and alumina refineries in Western Australia against ASI’s Performance Standard. This week’s certification includes Alcoa’s bauxite mines at Huntly and Willowdale as well...

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Sales Of Low-Carbon Aluminium Expected To Double In 2020: Norsk Hydro

Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA forecasts a doubling in the sales of its low-carbon aluminium over the course of the coming year, with even greater gains beyond that. Such was the message delivered by a company executive who spoke with Reuters last week. In an interview with the news outlet, Hydro’s Extruded Solutions head […]

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative Certifies Aludium’s Twin Plants In Spain Against ASI Performance Standard

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) said yesterday that Spanish aluminium midstream manufacturer Aludium’s two plants in Spain have been certified against ASI’s Performance Standard. The two plants, which are located in Amorebieta and Alicante, specialize in remelting, refining, casting, and semi-fabricating aluminium. The company also operates a research and development center and conducts administrative functions […]

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 […]