aluminium recycling

Constellium Fires Up New High-Tech Aluminium Recycling Furnace at Alabama Plant

Constellium Fires Up New High-Tech Aluminium Recycling Furnace at Alabama Plant

Dutch rolled and extruded aluminium firm Constellium N.V. debuted a new recycling furnace at its facility at Muscle Shoals, Alabama on Tuesday. According to the firm the new, fully-operational furnace will boost its aluminium recycling capacity by 170 million pounds, or roughly...

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R&D can power low carbon value growth for Indian firms

The world over, aluminium companies are training their guns on a low carbon growth strategy. With emission reductions topping agendas at international conclaves, aluminium producers, upstream and downstream- are turning more to innovation to build a greener portfolio of products. The trigger for a shift to less polluting capacities is taking place more so in […]

Vedanta Considers Restarting Malco’s Aluminium Recycling Facilities at Tamil Nadu

London’s Vedanta Resources plc is contemplating restarting capacity at Madras Aluminium Company’s (Malco) aluminium recycling facilities at Tamil Nadu according to a report from domestic media. Malco, once a major aluminium mining, refining, and smelting firm in India, is now only engaged in power production. According to Vedanta’s CEO Tom Albanese, smelting is still out […]

Recycling aluminium packaging – A UK Case Study

Experience, advocacy and working programmes boost “real” industry performance The UK Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) acts as the voice of the industry on issues of government policy and legislative development. Its various activities are directed to help the industry and community meet and exceed recycling targets for aluminium packaging. But, where are we now […]

Waste – or valuable resource?

Recovery of aluminium from municipal incinerator bottom ash Each year around the world, millions of tonnes of rubbish are generated and find their way to waste tip mountains or sent to landfill – even merely dumped by the roadside. But, this waste can obversely be regarded as a valuable resource for metals and materials recovery. […]

Study Finds Recycling Rate of Automotive Aluminium is 91%

A study released late last month by the Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s (WPI) Center for Resource Recovery and Recycling indicates that the recycling rate for aluminium in the United States automotive industry is at 91 percent overall. The study, entitled “Automotive Aluminum Recycling at End of Life: A Grave-to-Gate Analysis,” is a peer-reviewed study and received […]