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Rio Tinto And Volvo Partner On Low-Carbon Aluminium Supply Agreement

Rio Tinto And Volvo Partner On Low-Carbon Aluminium Supply Agreement

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group and Sweden’s Volvo Group have signed an agreement to establish a partnership for the supply of low-carbon aluminium and other metals products in exchange for assistance with establishing a sustainable self-piloted system for hauling such metals....

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Norsk Hydro Begins Construction Of New Aluminium Recycling Plant In SW Michigan

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA broke ground last week on a new US$150 million aluminium recycling plant in Cassopolis, Michigan. According to Hydro, the plant’s nameplate capacity will be 120 thousand metric tons of low-carbon aluminium extrusions per annum. Production is slated to begin next year, and the plant will create about 70 jobs […]

Gränges Plans US$52 MM Low-Carbon Aluminium Addition To Tennessee Plant

Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB announced this week a US$52 million investment to expand its aluminium recycling operations at its plant in Huntingdon, Tennessee. Gränges’s investment at the Tennessee plant is part of its efforts at launching near-zero carbon aluminium production by the end of 2024. Gränges says that the new addition would be […]

Century’s Nordural Aluminium Smelter To Receive Innovative New Carbon-Capture System

American primary aluminium producer Century Aluminum Company announced this week the signing of a letter of intent between its subsidiary Nordural Grundartangi ehf and green technology firm Ocean GeoLoop on a project to cut the aluminium smelter’s carbon emissions. Nordural will have installed at the plant GeoLoop’s carbon capture system, which promises to collect the […]

Vedanta Debuts New Low-Carbon Aluminium Restora

India’s leading aluminium producer Vedanta Aluminium last week debuted its new low-carbon aluminium product, making it the first Indian non-ferrous metals producer to market a low-carbon alternative for export. Dubbed “Restora,” Vedanta’s new low-carbon aluminium line will come in two offerings, Restora and Restora Ultra, the latter having a lower carbon output in production than […]

European Aluminium Calls Upon Continent’s Governments For Cooperation On Sustainability Goals

Brussels trade group European Aluminium Association released its plan for sustainability in the continent’s aluminium sector earlier this week. The plan aligns with the recently-established global goals for sustainable economic production set out by international treaties and the United Nations. Noting the pivotal position in which the continent’s aluminium sector finds itself, European Aluminium notes […]