Aluminium Recycling News

  • Changes in the Management Team of Novelis Europe

    Novelis, the world leader in aluminium rolling and recycling, announces a change in the management of its Automotive and Can businesses in Europe. Michael Hahne, who previously served as Vice President and General Manager Can in Novelis Europe, will assume the position of Vice President and General Manager Automotive in Novelis Europe effective April 1, 2016. Michael ...


    By Novelis Inc.

  • Novelis Works with Jaguar Land Rover to Create RC5754 High Recycled Content Aluminum Alloy for Automotive Industry

    Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today announced that its RC5754 alloy, a new automotive product designed to contain up to 75 percent recycled content, has been successfully integrated into the structural components of high volume production passenger vehicles. RC5754 was developed with Jaguar ...


    By Novelis Inc.

  • Redwave Metal Days! The best opportunity to stay on top of new developments in the field of metal/aluminium recycling!

    Metal and aluminium recycling is moving ever more into the spotlight as companies around the world seek to incorporate more secondary material into their materials flow sheet and product lines. Metal scrap offers many economic benefits over prime metal. This event features international speeches of different sectors in the metal and aluminium recycling industry and latest innovations. ...

  • REDWAVE XRF - new sorting possibilities for the Metal and Aluminium Recycling Industry

    The sorting system REDWAVE XRF was initially used in the field of glass sorting, more precisely for the separation of heat-resistant and leaded glass from the waste glass cullet. Soon it became apparent that the fields of application go far beyond the glass sector. The use of this innovative technology together with the development of a new machine design set new standards in the metal sorting, ...

  • Enval demonstrates aluminium recovery technology in recycling trials

    Enval's pioneering technology will provide the recycling solution for a project to assess the feasibility of including flexible laminate packaging, such as food and drink pouches, pet food pouches and toothpaste tubes, in existing household recycling schemes. The project is being conducted in partnership with Anthesis LRS, SUEZ environnement, Nestlé UK & Ireland, Coca-Cola Enterprises. ...


    By Enval Limited

  • Novelis Commissions $48 Million Automotive Closed-Loop Recycling Investment in Oswego Plant

    Novelis, the global leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today announced the completion of a $48 million investment in its automotive scrap aluminum recycling facility in Oswego, N.Y. It expands upon the company's recent growth in Oswego to meet the increased demand for aluminum automotive sheet in North America.  Including this ...


    By Novelis Inc.

  • Novelis Opens World`s Largest Aluminum Recycling Facility

    Novelis, the global leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today officially opened the world's largest aluminum recycling center.  Located adjacent to the company's rolling mill in Nachterstedt, Germany, the $258 million (€200 million) recycling center will process up to 400,000 metric tons of aluminum scrap annually, turning it back into high-value aluminum ...


    By Novelis Inc.

  • Rexam Awarded for Excellence in Recycling

    As one of the leading global beverage can makers, Rexam is committed to sustainability and providing its customers with the most environmentally-friendly beverage package.      The company was recently awarded for its efforts to raise awareness and involvement in aluminum can recycling in its local communities. The Illinois Recycling Association (IRA) has named Rexam as the 2014 ...


    By Rexam PLC

  • Rexam Awarded for Excellence in Recycling

    As one of the leading global beverage can makers, Rexam is committed to sustainability and providing its customers with the most environmentally-friendly beverage package.      The company was recently awarded for its efforts to raise awareness and involvement in aluminum can recycling in its local communities. The Illinois Recycling Association (IRA) has named Rexam as the 2014 ...


    By Rexam PLC

  • Novelis Casts First Ingot at New Aluminium Recycling Center in Nachterstedt

    Novelis, the world leader in aluminium rolling and recycling, announced today that it successfully cast the first production-sized ingot – almost 10 meters long – at its 200 million Euro aluminium recycling and casting center in Nachterstedt, Germany. Located adjacent to the company’s existing aluminium rolling mill, the new plant will produce up to 400,000 metric tons of ...


    By Novelis Inc.

  • EAA calls for `bold measures` to boost recycling

    Europe: In light of the forthcoming review of EU waste legislation, the European Aluminium Association (EAA) is advocating higher recycling targets and 'phasing out landfilling of end-use recyclable goods'. The organisation's director general Gerd Götz insists 'bold policy measures are needed to secure the availability of aluminium scrap in Europe - a key resource for increasing ...

  • Novelis Celebrates Groundbreaking for New Automotive Finishing Line at Nachterstedt Facility

    Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today celebrated the ground-breaking ceremony for a new automotive sheet finishing line at its Nachterstedt,Germany, facility. Erwin Mayr, Senior Vice President of Novelis and President of Novelis Europe, made the symbolic shovel turn with Reiner Haseloff, Prime Minister of the German federal state of ...


    By Novelis Inc.

  • Rexam Recognizes World Environment Day with Sustainability Focus

     As one of the leading global beverage can makers, Rexam recognizes World Environment Day through its commitment to sustainability and providing its customers with the most environmentally-friendly beverage package: aluminum cans. Raising ...


    By Rexam PLC

  • A Cleaner, Greener Park: A New Way to Manage Trash in Central Park

    The Central Park Conservancy plans to nearly double the number of recycling cans in Manhattan through the addition of more than 400 cans in the Park, as part of a plan to reduce rats, improve visitor safety and increase sustainability. Despite the number of visitors quadrupling since 1980, the Central Park Conservancy has managed to keep the Park clean by focusing on the collection of recyclables ...


    By Central Park Conservancy

  • State-of-the-Art Alcoa Facility to Cut in Half Energy Used to Recycle Aluminum for Forged Wheels

    Alcoa (NYSE: AA) announced today that its $21 million Alcoa Wheel and Transportation Products casthouse expansion at its Barberton, Ohio plant is expected to cut in half the total amount of energy used to recycle aluminum for forged wheels, reducing greenhouse gases and increasing the overall efficiency and sustainability of the company’s manufacturing process. The recycling facility, the ...


    By Alcoa Recycling

  • Aluminum Association Elects Three New Board Members During Annual Spring Meeting

    Today, the Aluminum Association announced the addition of three new members to its Board of Directors. The Board provides strategic guidance and direction to the Association in promoting the production and use of aluminum as the sustainable material of choice. The appointments were finalized during the Aluminum Association's annual spring meeting in South Carolina. The Association elected ...


    By The Aluminum Association

  • Up to 30% of aluminium and steel could be reused

    Globally, up to 27% of all steel and 33% of all aluminium could potentially be reused, according to research. Significant barriers to reuse, such as component incompatibility between products and metal corrosion, must first be addressed if these reuse figures are to be achieved. Aluminium or steel can be recycled by melting it down and recasting into new products. Currently, 60% of steel ...

  • Novelis Breaks Ground on $250 Million Aluminum Recycling Plant in Germany

    Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today broke ground on a $250 million aluminum recycling and casting center at its plant in Nachterstedt, Germany.  Constructed adjacent to the company's existing aluminum rolling mill, the new center will enable the company to produce 400,000 metric tons of aluminum sheet ingot from recycled material annually, and is projected to ...


    By Novelis Inc.

  • Aluminum Can Extends Lead As Most Recycled Beverage Container

    The U.S. recycling rate for aluminum beverage containers jumped seven percentage points, from 58.1 percent to 65.1 percent for 2011, the Aluminum Association, Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) and Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) announced today.  That means 61 billion cans were recycled in 2011, a milestone that marks solid progress toward the industry's goal of a 75 percent ...


    By The Aluminum Association

  • Odourless Aluminium Recycling

    Environmental excellence coupled with economic benefits: When recycling aluminium, different classes of metal scrap are used. Especially lower grades of scrap can cause odour. The elimination of this odour is not only environmental-friendly but also renders the recycling process very economic, as lower grades of scrap can be used increasingly. ...

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