International Aluminium Institute launches Aluminium Forward 2030 Coalition

IAI: Aluminium Forward 2030 Coalition

27th March, 2023

The International Aluminium Institute (IAI) has announced the launch of Aluminium Forward 2030. The aim is to accelerate progress toward net zero emissions while working together on a roadmap that is inclusive of all the other UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Hydro delivers first near-zero aluminium for European building and construction market

Hydro delivers near-zero aluminium

22nd March, 2023

Hydro have announced that the first aluminium profiles made with 100 percent recycled post-consumer aluminium have been delivered by Hydro to the Innovationsbogen project in Augsburg, Germany. The Hydro CIRCAL 100R aluminium used in this project reduces the CO2 emissions by 527 tonnes and is enabling decarbonisation of Europe’s building industry.

Aluminium industry voices support for critical raw materials & net-zero industry acts but calls for inclusion of aluminium

Support for critical raw materials

20th March, 2023

European Aluminium has announced it welcomes the recent release of the Critical Raw Materials and Net-Zero Industry Acts. Together, these proposals constitute the first step towards recognising the need for a European industrial policy for raw materials.

Latest issue: March/April 23

March/April 23

With the last few years very much in ‘survival mode’, the recent developments and announcements from a number of primary aluminium producers shows a significant shift in how the industry is looking ahead.

This issue includes a selection of articles, all centred around where the most development is being applied - within digital manufacturing, furnace technologies and the green energy transition.

In an exclusive article by Tim Murray, the discussion of what really constitutes green energy is raised and where will this energy needed for such a transition really come from.

Front cover courtesy of Mechatherm