Tag Archives: aluminium

Hydro achieves carbon neutral goal ahead of schedule

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 25-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Through extensive use of renewable energy sources for aluminium production to ever-advancing technology to reduce electricity consumption and emissions from its operations, Hydro has worked long and hard to reduce its own carbon … Read the full press release

Hydro releases its primary aluminium range with low CO2 footprint to the extrusion market

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 4-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro REDUXA certifiably contains up to 4 kg CO2 per kg aluminium compared to the average aluminium consumed in Europe which contains 8.6 kg CO2 per kilo aluminium. Hydro sees an increase in … Read the full press release

Glencore welcomes Kalidas Madhavpeddi to its Board of Directors

(PRESS RELEASE) BAAR, Switzerland, 4-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Glencore appoints Kalidas Madhavpeddi as an Independent Non-Executive Director, effective immediately. Kalidas has more than 30 years of experience in the international mining industry, including most recently as the CEO of China … Read the full press release

Hydro: Contemporary, Greener building for Ticon

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 20-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — MODERN TICON BUILDING – The historic Ticon Building in Drammen, Norway has undergone modernization integrating Hydro’s low-carbon recycled CIRCAL aluminum but retaining its original architectural design. The Ticon Building, built in 1963, has … Read the full press release

Aluminium from Hydro used in an art installation dedicated to Peace for the Nobel Peace Center

“The Best Weapon” peace bench will be on display in front of the UN headquarters in New York until September 2019 (PRESS RELEASE) OSLO / NEW YORK, 21-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — “Peace Bench” made out of aluminium from Hydro will … Read the full press release

Albras aluminium plant in Brazil resumes full operations following court decisions to lift the production embargoes on Alunorte 

Albras aluminium plant in Brazil resumes full operations following court decisions to lift the production embargoes on Alunorte 

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 22-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Board of Directors of Albras has just announced that it decided to resume the normal aluminium production at the Albras aluminium plant in Brazil. Albras had to limit its production by 50% … Read the full press release

The first shipment of bauxite from Rio Tinto’s Amrun project in Queensland, Australia

Rio Tinto’s Amrun project in Queensland, Australia, has achieved a significant milestone, successfully making the first shipment of bauxite, six weeks ahead of schedule. LONDON, 03-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The US$1.9 billion (A$2.6 billion) investment in Amrun will replace production from … Read the full press release

Befesa received an upgraded corporate family rating of Ba2 grade with a stable outlook from Moody’s

LUXEMBOURG, 27-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Befesa S.A. (“Befesa”), the European market leader for steel dust and aluminium salt slags recycling services, today received an upgraded corporate family rating (CFR) from Moody’s Investors Service. Moody’s raised Befesa to a Ba2 grade, … Read the full press release

Rio Tinto completes lease and sale of wharf and land in Kitimat, British Columbia to LNG Canada

LONDON, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rio Tinto has completed the lease and sale of a wharf and land in Kitimat, British Columbia, to LNG Canada for a consideration of $576 million. LNG Canada, a joint venture comprising Shell, PETRONAS, PetroChina, Mitsubishi … Read the full press release

Daimler AG joins the Responsible Cobalt Initiative, the Responsible Mineral Initiative, the Responsible Steel Initiative and the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

Daimler increases transparency in the raw material supply chain by joining the Responsible Cobalt Initiative, the Responsible Mineral Initiative, the Responsible Steel Initiative and the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative. Renata Jungo Brüngger, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG … Read the full press release

Hydro to industrialize world’s most climate and energy efficient aluminium electrolysis technology at the Karmøy technology pilot

All 60 electrolysis cells are now in operation at the Karmøy technology pilot, where Hydro aims to industrialize the world’s most climate and energy efficient aluminium electrolysis technology. OSLO, 29-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — “Our aim is to be the global … Read the full press release

Hydro announces the appointment of John Thuestad as new Executive Vice President, Bauxite & Alumina

Hydro has appointed John Thuestad as new Executive Vice President for the business area Bauxite & Alumina effective June 1. Thuestad has more than 30 years of international experience from the metal and mining industry OSLO, 16-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Statkraft and Hydro Energi AS sign long-term power contract for the period 2021-2038

OSLO, 11-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Statkraft and Hydro Energi AS have signed a new long-term power contract for the period 2021-2038. The total volume is 15.5 TWh with annual supply of 0.75 TWh from 2021 to 2030 and 1 TWh from … Read the full press release

UC RUSAL: scandium oxide of the concentration exceeding 99% produced for the first time

MOSCOW, 19-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — UC RUSAL (SEHK: 486; Euronext: RUSAL/RUAL; Moscow Exchange: RUAL/RUALR), a leading global aluminium producer, for the first time produced scandium oxide of the concentration exceeding 99%. The market price of the new product is up to … Read the full press release

Rio Tinto completed $3.5 billion of non-core asset sales and sets new production records in 2013

London, UK, 21-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh said “These are excellent fourth quarter operational results, demonstrating continued delivery on our commitments. We have set new records for iron ore production and shipments as we ramp up … Read the full press release

Global aluminium producer UC RUSAL to invest RUR 367.9M in modernizing gas treatment equipment at Irkutsk aluminium smelter (IrkAZ)

Moscow, Russia, 14-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — UC RUSAL (SEHK: 486; Euronext: RUSAL/RUAL; Moscow Exchange: RUALR/RUALRS), a leading, global aluminium producer, is pleased to announce its plans to invest RUR 367.9 million modernizing gas treatment equipment at the Irkutsk aluminium smelter (IrkAZ). … Read the full press release

European Aluminium Industry calls for more ambitious EU packaging recovery policy and recycling targets

Berlin, 26-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — In view of the upcoming discussions on the guidelines on Extended Producer Responsibility Schemes, the European Aluminium Industry (EAA) calls for a consistent approach at the EU and national level. The EAA has always been a … Read the full press release

World’s largest aluminium producer RUSAL to install modern electrolyte processing equipment at BEMO smelter

Tayozhny, Krasnoyarsk region, 17-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — UC RUSAL (SEHK: 486, Euronext: RUSAL/RUAL, Moscow Exchange: RUALR/RUALRS), the world’s largest aluminium producer, informs that the installation of modern electrolyte processing equipment, produced by Outotec, is currently underway at the BEMO smelter. The … Read the full press release

Euramax setzt für Produktionssteuerung und Finanzreporting auf SAS Visual Analytics

Datenvisualisierung von SAS schafft Voraussetzung für präzise Entscheidungen in kürzester Zeit Zürich, 4-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Euramax, weltweit führender Spezialist für die Beschichtung von Aluminium- und Stahlblechen, baut für die Unternehmenssteuerung und das Reporting künftig auf SAS Visual Analytics. Das Unternehmen … Read the full press release

Sapa joint venture deal between Orkla ASA & Norsk Hydro ASA cleared by the EU Commission

14-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The EU Commission has today approved the transaction between Norsk Hydro ASA and Orkla ASA to form a 50/50 joint venture, to be named Sapa. Pending necessary approval from Chinese competition authorities, the parties expect the transaction … Read the full press release

UC RUSAL to modernise Alpart and Windalco, Jamaica

Moscow, 3-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — UC RUSAL (SEHK: 486; Euronext: RUSAL/RUAL; Moscow Exchange: RUALR/RUALRS), the world’s largest aluminium producer, announces the start of modernisation of Alpart and Windalco (Ewarton and Kirkvine works) alumina refineries in Jamaica, which will include the full … Read the full press release