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    Secondary Aluminum Breakthrough Technology

    The REMADE Institute announced a new technology license, which involves a technological innovation capable of removing metallic impurities from recycled aluminum melt, thereby improving the quality of the aluminum and allowing it to be used for more diverse applications, including electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing. The innovation is part of a research and development project first […]

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    Metallco Installs Advanced X-Ray Sorting for Its Recycling Operations

    Metallco Group installed two advanced sorting systems to improve its aluminum recycling operations in Norway. This enables the company to achieve a high purity level (up to 99%) in its aluminum scrap. According to Laurie Feinberg, CEO and majority owner of Metallco (in an interview), international recycling businesses are facing a number of challenges and […]

  • Aluminum billet produced using green hydrogen as a fuel at Hydro’s casthouse in Navarra, Spain.

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    Hydro Trials the Use of Green Hydrogen in Its Recycling Operations

    By Andrea Svendsen, Managing Editor. Hydro successfully produced a batch of aluminum billet using green hydrogen as an energy source. Performed at the company’s extrusion plant in Navarra, Spain, the trial was conducted in collaboration with Hydro Havrand, Hydro’s green hydrogen company, and Fives, an industrial engineering group with expertise in hydrogen burner technology. According […]

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    Solar Panel Recycling Operation Expands Capacity

    We Recycle Solar, Inc., the first vertically integrated recycler of end-of-life photovoltaic (PV) solar panels in North America, expanded its headquarters in Yuma, Arizona.  This expanded capacity enables the company to tackle the growing environmental challenge of solar panel waste. “We believe that sustainability in the American energy value chain can only be realized by […]

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    Rio Tinto and Giampaolo Group Enter into Matalco Aluminum Recycling Joint Venture

    Rio Tinto and Giampaolo Group entered into an agreement to form a joint venture to manufacture and market recycled aluminum products. Under the terms of the agreement, Rio Tinto will acquire a 50% equity stake in Giampaolo Group’s wholly-owned Matalco business. The transaction reflects the joint venture partners’ shared commitment to meeting the increasing demand for […]

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    Novelis and thyssenkrupp Materials Services Partner to Drive Automotive Circularity

    Novelis and thyssenkrupp Materials Services are planning to set new standards for end-of-vehicle-life recycling by developing a digital hub called Automotive Circularity Platform (ACP). The aim is for ACP to be an open platform that will enable access to larger quantities of high-quality recycling materials. The first step will include the creation of a prototype […]