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RUSAL in first place in greenhouse gas competition

RUSAL has finished first in the third all-Russian competition to determine the most effective company when it comes to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. This competition, entitled "Climate and Responsibility – 2019", was held with the support of the Ministry of Economic Development and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation. The competition is aimed at drawing attention to the problem of climate change, identifying and advising best practices to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and demonstrating the achievements of companies and...

CANPACK announces new investment in the Czech Republic

CANPACK, part of the CANPACK Group, continues its global expansion and is launching a new investment in the Czech Republic. The company is investing in an aluminium beverage can factory in the town of Stříbřo – in the region of Pilsen, western Czech Republic – with a production line that will serve the production capacity of Plzeňský Prazdroj, a prominent Czech brewery and a member of the Asahi Group, as well as other clients in the region. This new investment will increase the overall aluminium beverage can production capacity of the company, bringing it...

Rigaku partners with Metal Analysis Group

Rigaku Analytical Devices, Inc. has announced a new partnership with Metal Analysis Group. Metal Analysis Group is a premier analytical consulting firm with expertise in elemental analysis for metal production, fabrication, positive material identification (PMI), metal recycling, and testing markets. Based in Houston, TX, the consulting firm, with its team of scientists and engineers spread throughout North America, will support the Rigaku KT Series laser induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) product sales and support in the USA, Canada, and Mexico. The partnership couples Rigaku...

STAS and FOUNDRY ECOCER sign a cooperation agreement to market and sell their products

In order to offer a competitive edge to aluminium foundries and casthouses world-wide while further develop and continuously improve their products and technologies, STAS INC. and FOUNDRY ECOCER are happy to announce the signature of a cooperation agreement to market and sell complementary products. The two businesses are industry-leaders in their respective sectors. Founded in 1989 and based in Saguenay, Quebec, Canada, STAS Inc.  designs and supplies various technologies to improve the productivity and quality of aluminium. This new partnership goes in line with its...

HAI Group expands capacity with acquisition of Hydro Extrusion plant in Romania

The official signing was held recently for aluminium specialist Hammerer Aluminium Industries’ takeover of the Hydro Cris plant in the Romanian town of Chisineu-Cris. With this acquisition, HAI is systematically expanding its capacity and taking another step forward in the strategic development of all three company divisions: construction, industry and transport. Takeover ensures expansion in extrusion sector With two extrusion presses over an area of 140,000 m² and 10,000 m² of building space, the new HAI facility in Chisineu-Cris offers production capacity of...

EGA publishes second annual Sustainability Report

Emirates Global Aluminium, the largest industrial company in the United Arab Emirates outside oil and gas, today published its second annual Sustainability Report. The report details EGA’s management approach and sustainability performance in 2018. EGA aspires to be measured amongst the world’s leading metals and mining companies in meeting its environmental and social responsibilities. EGA’s Sustainability Report has been prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative Standards, the international benchmark for the public disclosure of economic,...

Constellium casting and rolling operations in Singen, Germany certified by ASI

Constellium SE (NYSE: CSTM) has announced that its casting and rolling operations in Singen, Germany, have received the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) Performance Standard certificate. This certification, verified by an independent third-party audit, means that the plant operates according to a strict set of governance, environmental, and social standards. “Singen’s certification is an important milestone in Constellium’s sustainable journey. It demonstrates our commitment to produce high value-added solutions in a responsible and sustainable way,”...

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C (Alba) touched 10 million working-hours without any Lost Time Injury (LTI)

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C (Alba) touched 10 million working-hours without any Lost Time Injury (LTI) on 27 August 2019 for the first time in the history of its operations since 1971. A celebration was held at the Oasis Hall on 28 August 2019 to mark this occasion, which was attended by the Acting Chief Executive Officer Ali Al Baqali, Alba Executive Management team, employees and contractors across the plant.   Alba’s Chairman of the Board of Directors Shaikh Daij Bin Salman Bin Daij Al Khalifa congratulated the Executive Management, Alba employees and contractors and...

JW Aluminum’s $300 million expansion nearly complete

According to reports, one of the top economic development investments in Berkeley County is inching closer to fully operating its $300 million expansion initiative it first announced in 2018. By spring 2020, JW Aluminum is anticipated to have its two newest buildings—a total of 220,000 square feet of additional space within the Mt. Holly Commerce Park—fully operational, according to company officials, who last month updated the county’s business community about the large-scale project. The expansion is expected to add 50 new jobs to the 388-member workface...