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ASI Certifies Alcoa’s Poços de Caldas Aluminium Operations

ASI Certifies Alcoa’s Poços de Caldas Aluminium Operations

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced last week the certification of Alcoa Corporation’s Poços de Caldas operations in Brazil, bringing Alcoa’s overall number of certified sites to 17. The plant, which began operating in 1965, includes a bauxite mine, alumina refinery, and...

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Aluminium Stewardship Initiative Certifies 25 Ball Corporation Plants In North America

Trade group Aluminium Stewardship Initiative announced this week the certification of over two dozen Ball Beverage Packaging North and Central America plants under its Performance Standard and Chain of Custody standard. The new certifications cover manufacture and supply of aluminium can bodies, can ends, and aluminium bottles at 25 different locations in sixteen different states […]

Gränges Increased Sourced Aluminium Scrap Usage By Over 28 Percent In 2021

Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB released its Annual and Sustainability Report for 2021 this week, showing better-than-expected progress towards its 2025 sustainability targets. According to the report, Gränges cut its total carbon emissions intensity by 19 percent from 2017 levels while cutting its Greenhouse Gas Protocol Standards carbon intensity scope (1+2) by 8 percent. […]

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative Certifies Gränges Aluminium Casting Plant In Shanghai With Second Certification

Trade group Aluminium Stewardship Initiative certified Gränges’ aluminium casting and rolling plant in Shanghai, China earlier this month under their Chain of Custody Standard Certification. The aluminium plant previously earned the ASI’s Performance Standard Certification in the summer of 2019. Gränges Shanghai aluminium plant primarily produces aluminium strips and plates. The plant specializes in direct […]

CHALCO Shandong Advanced Material Joins Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

Trade group Aluminium Stewardship Initiative announced last week that CHALCO Shandong Advanced Material Co., Ltd has joined the organization as a Production and Transformation member. CHALCO Shandong’s inclusion in the Initiative brings the total membership to 206. Headquartered in Zibo, CHALCO Shandong has conducted research and development into and production of fine alumina since the […]

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative Grants Gränges Finspång Full Chain Of Custody Certification

Trade group Aluminium Stewardship Initiative announced this week the certification of Gränges aluminium plant at Finspång against its Chain of Custody standard for sustainable aluminium production. The plant was also given full Performance Standard Certification status, replacing the provisional status it was awarded in February of this year. Gränges Finspång AB designs and manufactures rolled […]