Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

EGA Holds Workshop To Encourage Participation In ASI From UAE Downstream Aluminium Firms

EGA Holds Workshop To Encourage Participation In ASI From UAE Downstream Aluminium Firms

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) encouraged its compatriot aluminium companies to engage with the industry trade group the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative by hosting a training session for eight UAE downstream aluminium firms last week. Though EGA did not specify which companies participated...

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Aluminium: Balancing the Low-Carbon Equation

Climate change is in the headlines again, thanks largely due to the commentary of 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg. Though often brash and confrontational, Thunberg is emphasizing the dire straits in which humanity finds itself relative to our environment and our collective effect upon it like few others before her have done. As the world […]

Alcoa’s Baie-Comeau Aluminium Smelter In Québec Certified By Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced yesterday the certification of its Baie-Comeau aluminum smelter in Québec, Canada against the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative’s (ASI) sustainability standards. The Baie-Comeau aluminium smelter’s three-year certification by the ASI propels the plant into the ranks of Alcoa’s three other ASI-certified locations, all of which earned their certifications earlier this year. […]

Rio Tinto BC Works Smelter Certified By Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group announced the certification of BC Works smelter and Kemano Power Operations in Kitimat, British Columbia against the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative’s (ASI) Chain of Custody standard. As a result, the entirety of Rio Tinto’s operations in Canada are now certified to ASI’s standards. Rio Tinto says the certification is proof […]

EGA Releases Second Annual Sustainability Report

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) released its second-annual Sustainability Report earlier this week, detailing the progress the firm made towards its sustainability targets in 2018. In the report, EGA notes its work in conjunction with the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative over the last calendar year. EGA join the ASI in 2017, becoming the first Middle Eastern […]

Jiangsu Zhongji Lamination Materials Plant In Jiangyin Achieves ASI Chain Of Custody Certification

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced last week the certification of Jiangsu Zhongji Lamination Materials Co., Ltd’s plant in Jiangyin City under the ASI’s Chain of Custody standard. The facility, which was recently certified under the ASI’s Performance Standard, boasts a casthouse and an aluminium foil production operation, the latter of which is now covered […]