RUSAL completes acquisition of Aluminium Rheinfelden

RUSAL acquisition

20th April, 2021

RUSAL has successfully completed the acquisition of Aluminium Rheinfelden GmbH following approval by the German Federal Cartel Office and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.

Hydro signs new long-term power contract for Norwegian aluminium portfolio

Hydro: Power contract

20th April, 2021

Norsk Hydro ASA's fully owned subsidiary Hydro Energi AS has signed a new long-term power contract with Hafslund Eco Vannkraft AS, for an aggregated supply of 680 GWh in the period from 2022 to 2028.

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative certifies three Laminazione Sottile Group facilities against ASI Performance Standard

ASI certifies Laminazione Sottile Group facilities

16th April, 2021

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) today announced that Laminazione Sottile Group has been successfully certified against the ASI Performance Standard for responsible production, sourcing and stewardship of aluminium at the Laminazione Sottile rolling plant, coil coating at Italcoat plant, and coating/printing at IPS - Industrial Packaging Solution plant, all in Italy.

Latest issue: March/April 2021

March/April 2021

It’s not easy being green

A very famous frog had it’s not as easy as it looks being green and in this case, to produce ‘green aluminium’.

With a dedicated ‘Decarbonisation’ feature in this issue, it seemed only fitting that we also announce the upcoming Greener Aluminium Online Summit, which will take place on 2nd - 3rd June 2021.

As the world still gets to grips with live events and travel restrictions remain in place, we thought it best to keep this to a virtual event for now and invite everyone from the comfort of your home offices to join.

I was inundated with articles for this feature, which got me thinking that there is a need to discuss this topic on a greater scale and openly.

It’s easy to band around the word…