Record final quarter recycling figures result in aluminium packaging exceeding 2019 recycling target

Recycling targets exceeded

22nd January, 2020

Provisional data published by the Environment Agency (10th January) has indicated that aluminium has exceeded the 2019 packaging recycling target of 112,200 tonnes (61%); the data reports 114,748 tonnes collected for recycling, an impressive 15% increase on 2018.

Garnalex flies the flag for British manufacturing with ‘Made in Britain’ accreditation

Garnalex accreditation

22nd January, 2020

Garnalex has been awarded the ‘Made in Britain’ mark of provenance.

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative certifies Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) against ASI Performance Standard

ASI certifies Alba

20th January, 2020

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) has announced that Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) has been successfully certified against ASI’s Performance Standard for responsible production, sourcing and stewardship of aluminium.

Latest issue: Jan/Feb 2020

Jan/Feb 2020

How safe is your plant?

Safety is always a top priority across the aluminium manufacturing industry. Companies are praised for their high standards and we are regularly made aware of milestones reached, while lengthy working times without LTI’s are celebrated.

But as we move towards a digital value chain, are we aware of the increasing need to protect plants and workers from online and cyber threats?

Statistics released at the end of last year suggest that the average cost of a data breach in 2020 is now expected to exceed $150 million. It’s likely this is as a result of there now being more than 200 billion connected devices on our single planet.

Over the last three years and while working to develop the Future Aluminium Forum,…

GFG Alliance unveils new global integrated aluminium vertical – ALVANCE – a champion for low carbon GREENALUMINIUM

ALVANCE unveiled

20th January, 2020
EGA’s Guinea Alumina Corporation reaches 1 million tonnes of bauxite shipped as ramp-up continues

EGA: Bauxite ramp up

20th January, 2020
GCC countries produced 5,771,854 tons of Primary Aluminium in 2019

GCC: 2019 alu production

15th January, 2020
Refratechnik expands into raw materials sector

Refratechnik expansion

15th January, 2020
Performance Optimisation Service for long product rolling mills

ABB Optimisation

14th January, 2020
MoU agrees licensing of UAE-developed technology in Indonesia

EGA and INALUM sign MoU

13th January, 2020