Sustainability

EGA Recognized by UAE Government as Sustainability Leader

EGA Recognized by UAE Government as Sustainability Leader

Emirates Global Aluminium was the site of an event dedicated to promoting the reuse of industrial wastes yesterday. The event, which was held under the government’s “UAE Toward Cleaner Production” initiative, was held to highlight strategies for mitigating UAE industry’s impacts upon...

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EGA Sends First Shipment of 5,000 MT of Spent Pot Lining to UK Recycling Firm Befesa

UAE’s Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) announced last week the first shipment of spent pot lining to British waste management firm Befesa for recycling. According to the EGA press release, the firm shipped approximately 5,000 metric tons of the spent lining to Befesa for reuse in industries including cement, fiberglass, and ceramics. Pot lining has a […]

Researcher Discovers New Method for Obtaining Biofuel Catalyst from Aluminium Foil

A revolutionary new method for converting used aluminium foil into a catalyst for the production of biofuel has been developed by a researcher at Queen’s University Belfast in Northern Ireland. Ahmed Osman, an Early Career Researcher from Queen’s University’s School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, led a team of engineers in developing a method for […]

Rusal Still Committed to 2020 Hydroelectricity Targets: CEO Mukhamedshin

Russian Federation aluminium behemoth UC Rusal hasn’t wavered from its goal of converting entirely to clean energy by the end of the decade, despite the recent departure of the United States from the 2015 Paris climate accord. In remarks to the South China Morning Post, Deputy CEO Oleg Mukhamedshin reaffirmed his company’s commitment to the […]

Steel Versus Aluminium: Who’s Winning the Lightweighting Battle In Cars?

Much like the metals industry, automobile manufacturers are continually and significantly investing in research and development, from developing new alloys and materials with improved properties to perfecting the latest techniques in the welding and shaping of various materials and alloys. These efforts have one shared goal: lightweighting vehicles and reducing emissions. Since the automobile industry […]

Report Shows Constellium On Track to Meet Most Sustainability Goals by 2020

Amsterdam’s Constellium N.V. released its annual Business and Sustainability Performance Report on Monday, boasting progress along almost all fronts that are on track to meet sustainability targets the firm set to be met by the end of the current decade. Among those goals the company expects to meet are the increase of recycling levels of […]