recycled aluminium

Nespresso Collaborates With Bike Brand To Create Bicycle Made From Recycled Aluminium

Nespresso Collaborates With Bike Brand To Create Bicycle Made From Recycled Aluminium

Swiss coffee company Nestlé Nespresso S.A. has teamed up with Swedish bike brand Vélosophy to develop and manufacture a bicycle made from recycled aluminium coffee capsules. The bicycles, which were given the name RE:CYCLE, will be produced in a limited run of...

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China To Restrict Imports Of Scrap Aluminium And Steel Beginning On July 1

Commencing on July 1, the People’s Republic of China will begin limiting imports of scrap aluminium and steel, ostensibly in an effort at increasing domestic recycling rates. In a statement released by China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment, scrap aluminium and steel will be reclassified, effective in July, from the unrestricted import list of solid […]

Indian Professor Develops New Process For Small-Scale Production Of Aluminium Ingot Using Recycled Scrap

A researcher in India has developed a method for recycling scrap aluminium that allows small plants to produce graded-quality aluminium ingots with enhanced metallurgical and mechanical properties. Though details are sparse, the method, which was developed in a project entitled “Technology System Development of recycling of aluminum alloys for Industrial Applications” and headed up by […]

Novelis Buys Aleris For US$2.6 Billion

In a move that will change the global rolled-aluminium landscape, rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. today agreed to the purchase of Atlanta’s rolled-aluminium firm Aleris for US$2.6 billion plus debt. The merger, which will create a firm with pro-forma revenues of around US$15 billion, is expected to be concluded in 9 to 15 […]

MRAI Calls For Abolition Of India’s 2.5% Customs Duty On Scrap Aluminium

Secondary aluminium trade lobby group Material Recycling Association of India (MRAI) called upon Centre to drop the country’s 2.5-percent customs duty on imported scrap aluminium earlier this week. The move is in stark contrast with the Aluminium Association of India’s (AAI) continued calls for the duty on scrap to be raised to 10 percent. The […]