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Alcoa Debuts World’s First Low-Carbon Smelter-Grade Alumina

Alcoa Debuts World’s First Low-Carbon Smelter-Grade Alumina

American aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced last week an expansion of its low-carbon aluminium and alumina line Sustana. Per the firm, the line would expand by adding the industry’s first low-carbon, smelter-grade alumina EcoSource. Measured through the mining and refining process, EcoSource...

ASI’s Certification Of Alcoa Plants On Four Continents Opens Door To Offering Of Certified Sustainable Aluminium

Alcoa and the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced earlier this week the certification of almost a dozen of the pioneering aluminium firm’s operations throughout the world against the ASI’s standards, paving the way for Alcoa to offer ASI-certified aluminium to its customers. The certifications cover 11 plants on four continents, including operations in Australia, Brazil, […]

Alcoa Recognized As Aluminium Industry Sustainability Leader By S&P Global

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced earlier this week that it has been named the aluminium industry’s top performer by S&P Global in the just-released Sustainability Yearbook 2020. S&P Global utilizes SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment to determine its yearly rankings, which is a metric used by other such indices, including Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI). […]

Alcoa To Sell Gum Springs Waste Treatment Facility To Veolia

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced earlier this week the sale Elemental Environmental Solutions (EES) and its waste treatment facility in Gum Springs, Arkansas to Veolia ES Technical Solutions (VTS) for US$250 million. Per Alcoa, the aluminium firm will be paid US$200 million at closing, which it expects to occur by the end of March. […]

Alcoa To Permanently Close Shuttered Alumina Refinery At Port Comfort

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced plans on Monday to permanently close its alumina refinery at Port Comfort, Texas. Alcoa says the decision comes as the result of a company-wide review of about a quarter of its production capacity with an eye toward improving costs and sustainable profitability. The 2.3 million metric tons per annum […]

Alcoa Becomes 27th Member Of International Council on Mining and Metals

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation has been selected for membership in the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) according to a press release issued by the firm on Thursday. According to ICMM, Alcoa passed a rigorous and independent assessment process to qualify for membership. The assessment process assured the Council that Alcoa adheres to […]