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ASI Certifies BMW’s Landshut Plant Against Performance Standard For Materials Stewardship

ASI Certifies BMW’s Landshut Plant Against Performance Standard For Materials Stewardship

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced yesterday the certification of German automaker BMW AG’s light metal foundry at Landshut, Germany against its Performance Standard for material stewardship. In a related press release, ASI says the certification recognizes the plant’s responsible production, sourcing,...

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Aluminium Stewardship Initiative Certifies Companhia Brasileira de Alumínio Across Entire Value Chain

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) revealed on Friday the certification of several plants and facilities owned by Brazil’s Companhia Brasileira de Alumínio (CBA) against the ASI Performance Standard and Chain of Custody Standard. The facilities included in the certifications announced last week include a trio of bauxite mines in Minas Gerais, an alumina refinery, a […]

ASI Certifies Quartet Of Amcor Plants In Germany, France, And Switzerland

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) on Wednesday revealed certifications for Swiss packaging firm Amcor plc’s operations in Teningen Tscheulin-Rothal, Germany, Sarrebourg and De Froges, France, and Rorschach, Switzerland. Per the ASI, the trio of sites in Germany and France are now certified against the ASI’s Performance Standard for responsible production, sourcing and stewardship of aluminium […]

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 […]

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 […]