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Alcoa Pledges To Achieve Net-Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 2050

Alcoa Pledges To Achieve Net-Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 2050

American aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced this week its intention to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions along the entirety of its operations by 2050. The firm said that the push to neutralize both direct and indirect GHG emissions dovetails with its overall...

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ELYSIS Breaks Ground On Commercial Prototype Of Inert Anode Cells At Quebec Aluminium Plant

Alcoa Corporation and Rio Tinto Group joint venture ELYSIS commenced construction of its first commercial-scale prototype cells utilizing inert anode technology in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec this week. The prototype cells now under construction will utilize an electrical current of 450 kA, which is comparable to potlines at major aluminium smelters around the world. However, instead of […]

Alcoa Planning Conversion To Steam-Generated Power At Australian Alumina Refineries

American aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation said this week that it is preparing a “step change” in the production of alumina that would eliminate 70 percent of the emissions generated in the process by adapting renewable energy as a power source. Alcoa’s Australia subsidiary said Thursday that energy-intense exports from Down Under would be most harmed […]

Alcoa Turns In Strong Numbers Across The Board For The Year’s Opening Quarter

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation released results for the year’s first quarter last week. The firm turned in the best financial quarter in three years through the first three months. In the year’s first quarter Alcoa generated a net income of US$175 million, reversing the prior quarter’s net loss of US$49 million. Adjusted net income […]