Rio Tinto partners with Schneider Electric to drive decarbonisation through circular and sustainable market ecosystem

Rio Tinto partners with Schneider Electric

23rd June, 2021

Rio Tinto and Schneider Electric have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a first of its kind collaboration to develop a circular and sustainable market ecosystem for both companies and their customers.

European Aluminium welcomes the UK anti-dumping investigation into Chinese extrusions

UK anti-dumping investigation

22nd June, 2021

European Aluminium, the single voice of the entire aluminium value chain in Europe, welcomes the UK investigation into aluminium extrusions originating in China that was opened by the UK’s Trade Remedies Authority on 21 June 2021.

Alunorte receives license to operate advanced bauxite residue deposit in Brazil

Alunorte license

22nd June, 2021

The license will allow the operation of the deposit, called DRS2, after the installation phase and all commissioning tests are approved by environmental agencies.

Latest issue: May/June 2021

May/June 2021

Supporting the hard-to-abate sectors

I’m apparently writing this column on ‘Earth Day’. It’s not a day I usually celebrate or know much about, but Google alerted me to the fact and then I fell down a virtual rabbit hole, looking at all of the other annual celebratory days that have worked their way onto our calendars.

It seems fitting as once again, this issue’s news pages are filled with stories of new sustainable technologies, low carbon announcements and commitments to net-zero targets.

As industries become more accountable for their environmental impact, at Quartz Business Media (QBM) we are working to develop more programmes, events and platforms where the aluminium industry can share best practices and also gain insight from other…