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EGA Becomes First Mideast Firm To Gain ASI Certification

EGA Becomes First Mideast Firm To Gain ASI Certification

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced on Wednesday the successful certification of Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) against the ASI Performance Standard, making it the first Middle-Eastern firm to receive such certification. ASI certified EGA’s Al Taweelah plant, which boasts a nameplate...

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Yantai Donghai Aluminium Foil Becomes China’s First Ever ASI Certified Firm

The Middle Kingdom has its first aluminium firm certified against Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) Chain of Custody Standard with yesterday’s announcement of the certification of Yantai Donghai Aluminium Foil Co., Ltd. The firm, which is a subsidiary of Shandong Nanshan Aluminium Co. Ltd, is among the top 200 companies based in the People’s Republic of […]

Rio Tinto’s Kitimat Aluminium Smelter Achieves ASI Certification

The entirety of Rio Tinto Group’s aluminium operations in Canada is now certified against the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) Performance Standards after the organization announced the certification’s coverage of the BC Works smelter and Kemano Power Operations in Kitimat, British Columbia. The announcement continued by noting that the certifications in question have been appended to […]

Rio Tinto To Supply Nespresso With Solely ASI Certified Aluminium By 2020

Swiss coffee company Nestlé Nespresso S.A. and Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group announced earlier today a compact to collaborate on producing Nespresso packets made from Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) Certified Aluminium. Per the agreement, Nespresso and Rio Tinto expect to produce packets from 100 percent sustainable aluminium within the next two years, offering consumers […]

Audi Receives First-Ever Downstream Aluminium Certification From ASI

German automobile manufacturer Audi AG became the first downstream aluminium firm to be certified against ASI’s Performance Standard earlier this week. Audi received certification for its assembly process and sourcing for the aluminium components of high-voltage batteries C-BEV for the Audi e-tron. Global standards and certification organization The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) certified Audi’s plants […]

Rio Tinto Awarded First-Ever Aluminium Chain Of Custody Certification From ASI

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group is the recipient of the first-ever Chain of Custody (CoC) Certification issued by the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative. The certification was developed by the ASI to establish a seal and a series of criteria by which aluminium consumers could be assured that the product they are buying was responsibly sourced […]