GFG Alliance reaffirms commitment to Scottish industry as the UK’s only aluminium factory marks its 90th birthday

Lochaber celebrates 90 years

12th December, 2019

Past and present employees of the UK’s only remaining aluminium factory gathered in Fort William today to mark the 90th anniversary of the Lochaber hydro-electric plant and smelter – one of Scotland’s best known industrial plants.

Braidy Industries names new Chief Operating Officer

Braidy appointment

9th December, 2019

Braidy Industries, Inc. has named Mike Otero as Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective January 6, 2020.

Bruks Siwertell wins industry award for environmental protection

Bruks Siwertell awarded

6th December, 2019

Bruks Siwertell has been recognised as making a positive contribution to environmental protection and sustainability, winning this year’s well-respected International Bulk Journal (IBJ) Environmental Protection Award.

Latest issue: Nov/Dec 2019

Nov/Dec 2019

Girl Power

Without giving my age away too much, I grew up in the ‘Girl Power’ Generation. I had every bit of merchandise going and would scribble the name of my favourite Spice Girl on any white space I could find in my school books.

But, while these glittering female role models were plastered across my bedroom walls and crackling on full volume through my CD walkman (another clue to my age!) it is only now that I really appreciate the other women in my life who played a huge part in shaping my world today.

I was lucky enough to grow up genuinely believing that I could be whatever I wanted to be. I was never funnelled into a particular way of thinking and never made to believe that I couldn’t do something.

I now realise the importance of this…

Apple buys first-ever carbon-free aluminium from Alcoa-Rio Tinto venture

First carbon free alu sale

5th December, 2019
New Kingston company gives new look to aluminium container

Modernised alu bottles

5th December, 2019
Slovalco to partially curtail production

Primary aluminium cuts

3rd December, 2019
Otto Fuchs orders aluminium multi chamber melting furnace from Hertwich

Otto Fuchs furnace order

3rd December, 2019
Tenova and Chalco Ruimin signed the FACs for 2 aluminium lines

Two new alu lines

29th November, 2019