International Aluminium Institute

International Aluminium Institute Releases Report On Sustainable Development

International Aluminium Institute Releases Report On Sustainable Development

Earlier this week the International Aluminium Institute (IAI) released its report on sustainable production in the global aluminium industry and the contributions the industry is making towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). In the report, which is entitled “The...


International Aluminium Institute Study Details Aluminium’s Significant Contribution To A Circular Economy

Industry trade group International Aluminium Institute (IAI) released a report this week detailing a study that shows aluminium beverage containers promote a circular economy better than any other material currently in use. According to the study, which looked at aluminium, glass, and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic containers, aluminium is reused at about double the rate […]

China Hongqiao Abruptly Quits The International Aluminium Institute

World leading aluminium producer China Hongqiao Group abruptly quit the International Aluminium Institute (IAI) this week, leaving only four years after joining the body. The IAI accounted for almost two-thirds of the bauxite, alumina, and aluminium mined, refined, and smelted throughout the world. However, with Hongqiao’s departure, the firm takes with it around 6.5 million […]

Global Primary Aluminium Production Rose 2.5 Percent Over Last Year In September: IAI

According to numbers released by the International Aluminium Institute (IAI) yesterday, worldwide primary aluminium production rose by 2.5 percent year-on-year last month to 5.3 million metric tons. That total was down from the prior month by 3.4 percent however, when global smelters churned out 5.485 million metric tons, with daily aluminium production down slightly to […]

Global Aluminium Production Fell 2.2 Percent In June

With the fallout of sanctions and tariffs as a backdrop, numbers just released by the International Aluminium Institute (IAI) showed an appreciable decline in the global aluminium smelting total from last month, with a global total down from both the prior month and the previous year. Per the IAI’s numbers, global aluminium output totaled 5.32 […]