Rio Tinto to review future of New Zealand's Aluminium Smelter

Rio Tinto: NZAS review

23rd October, 2019

Rio Tinto will conduct a strategic review of its interest in New Zealand’s Aluminium Smelter (NZAS) at Tiwai Point, to determine the operation’s ongoing viability and competitive position.

Record Q3 aluminium packaging recycling performance

Record recycling rates

22nd October, 2019

The latest recycling data, released by the Environment Agency today, reports the strongest ever quarter for aluminium packaging.

GHI Smart Furnaces starts up a new Rotary Tilting Furnace for aluminium recycling

GHI: New rotary tilting furnace

21st October, 2019

GHI starts-up a 30 ton tilting rotary furnace for aluminium recycling in the new facility of Latem Aluminium in Villadangos, Spain.

Latest issue: Sept/Oct 2019

Sept/Oct 2019

Pack it in

I set myself a challenge this month. That challenge was to only buy products that came in either aluminium or glass packaging.

I had to let glass play a part, because as a previous Editor of our sister publication ‘Glass International’ I still hold a flame for the material and am very in favour of its sustainable and clean properties.

Unfortunately, within a few days I had to adjust the rules of the challenge slightly...

While I swerved the unnecessarily wrapped broccoli in favour of its plastic-free friend, there were other elements of my shop that I instead tried to make more ‘sustainable’ choices with. I know that at least by making small changes we are all contributing to a more environmentally-friendly world, but it is still…

NASA space centre first customer for aluminium 3D-printing powder

Aluminium space powder

16th October, 2019
Aluminium beverage can recycling in Europe hits record 74.5% in 2017

Can recycling up 74.5%

15th October, 2019
Gränges improves efficiency of European operations

Gränges restructuring

14th October, 2019
Aluminium Stewardship Initiative certifies Schüco against ASI Performance Standard

ASI: Schüco certified

11th October, 2019