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Outotec among sustainability leaders

The DJSI follows a best-in-class approach, including companies across all industries that outperform their peers in numerous sustainability metrics. 
 
"Inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index makes us very proud of the work we have done. It means that we have been able to demonstrate our commitment to our mission: the sustainable use of Earth's natural resources. I am extremely pleased that we also managed to improve our score from last year, showing spirit of continuous improvement", says Minna Aila, SVP, Marketing, Communications and...

Novelis Kingston Celebrates 75th Anniversary

As an integral facility in Novelis’ North American operations, the plant produces aluminium for automotive, transportation and other industrial applications serving customers across the globe.  

“For 75 years, the employees of Novelis Kingston have built a legacy of leadership in the production of high quality aluminium material for our...

ARABAL 2015 attracts the attention of global aluminium companies

Senior industry figures are scheduled to speak at this premier global aluminium event, the largest in the Gulf region. The conference will also include the participation of 35 exhibitors in the exhibition accompanying the conference which highlights the major developments in the global aluminium industry, with a review of the latest updates on regional aluminium sector investments. 

ARABAL 2015 will focus on the integration of the aluminium upstream and downstream sectors throughout the GCC  and the promotion of cooperation between producers and consumers.

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Century curtails potline at Hawesville

Following the curtailment, Hawesville's primary aluminium production will be about 60% of capacity. The plant was operating at approximately 80% capacity prior to the curtailment.

Century Aluminum of Kentucky previously issued a notice of its intent to curtail its plant operations in their entirety beginning on October 24, 2015, unless the current pricing environment substantially changes, and such notice remains in effect

AluSolutions announced

AluSolutions is a free-to-attend international exhibition and conference addressing the challenges and opportunities of sustainable aluminium use.

The event will demonstrate how the aluminium industry is making continuous improvements in the environmental efficiency of producing aluminium, as well as its sustainability benefits in end-use applications.

Find out more about how your company can be involved, by...

Alba: Environmental permission for Line 6

The environmental permission, vital to Alba’s Line 6 Expansion Project, was granted based on a detailed environmental and social impact assessments carried-out by a competent consultant and overseen by the Line 6 expansion team.
 

Budweiser Budvar celebrates with Rexam

Rexam and Budvar worked together to create a unique design that encapsulates Budvar’s history and communicates the premium nature of the beer. Using value added matt over-varnish and careful colour matching, the stand out design celebrates the anniversary and brand traditions with a visual depiction of a 19th century barmaid.

Emirates Extrusion expansion

The company is expecting to increase its production capacity by another 7,000 Metric Tonnes per annum.

The company has also announced plans to start a new powder coating plant with a capacity of 8,400 Metric Tonnes per annum, as demand for aluminium products surges amidst rampant construction projects in the UAE and region.

“There have been significant investments in transportation, electrical and industrial sectors across the UAE and GCC states, and demand for aluminium extrusion profiles for these sectors is expected to surge in the near future. Aluminium exports...

Emirates Extrusion to expand production

The new line, to be added by mid-2014, will further augment the production capacity to 6,000 metric tonnes and will go a long way in bolstering the company’s leadership in the sector. This new line will boost the production of wooden finish and powder-coated aluminium.

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