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Alcoa Deschambault Aluminium Smelter To Add New US$8 MM Casting Facilities

Alcoa Deschambault Aluminium Smelter To Add New US$8 MM Casting Facilities

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation said last week that it is soon to break ground on new aluminium casting facilities at its Deschambault aluminium smelter in Canada. Per the firm, the US$8 million project will have new aluminium casting equipment installed in...


Alcoa Inks Deal With Hellenic Cables To Supply Low-Carbon Aluminium

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced last week an agreement to supply its proprietary low-carbon aluminium to European cable producer Hellenic Cables S.A. Alcoa has agreed to supply Hellenic Cables, which is a subsidiary of Cenergy Holdings, with its low-carbon EcoLum aluminium as an alternative to copper, which has superior conductivity, mechanical properties, and durability. […]

Alcoa Inks Long-Term Wind Power Contract For San Ciprián Aluminium Smelter

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced last week the signing of a new power contract with independent renewable energy provider Greenalia to provide its San Ciprián aluminium smelter with sustainable power upon its planned restart in 2024. Alcoa’s contract with Greenalia will run through 2033 and provide the aluminium smelter with up to 183 MW […]

Alcoa Completes New Aluminium Recycling Furnace At Mosjøen Plant

Aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced this week the completion of a new aluminium recycling furnace at its plant in Mosjøen, Norway that utilizes power derived from renewable resources. Alcoa says this is the firm’s largest investment in recycling infrastructure to date. The new aluminium recycling furnace, which is a collaboration between Alcoa and German metals […]

International Aluminium Institute Issues Update To Red Mud Sustainable Use Guidelines

The International Aluminium Institute issued a revision to its published guidelines for sustainably managing bauxite residue or “red mud,” updating its Bauxite Residue Management Best Practice first published in 2015. The new guidelines, dubbed “Sustainable Bauxite Residue Management Guidance” fleshes out more of the lifecycle of red mud and how relevant parties can better handle […]

ASI Certifies World’s Longest-Running Aluminium Plant Under Sustainable Production Standard

Trade group Aluminium Stewardship Initiative announced this week the provisional certification of Alcoa’s Massena smelter, which is the longest continuously-operating aluminium facility on Earth, under its Performance Standard for sustainable aluminium production. Alcoa’s Massena plant has been in operation since 1902 and is fueled by hydropower. The plant has a nameplate capacity of about 360 […]