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    Hydrovolt Starts Operation of Its EV Battery Recycling Plant

    Hydrovolt, a battery recycling joint venture between Hydro and Northvolt, has started commercial recycling operations at its plant in Fredrikstad, Norway. The new facility provides a sustainable solution for handling end-of-life electric vehicles (EVs). “Hydrovolt represents a milestone on Norway’s trailblazing journey towards widespread electric transportation,” said Peter Qvarfordt, CEO of Hydrovolt. “Norway has been […]

  • From Left to Right: Bea Landa, Novelis; Ernie Corvi, Novelis; Tom Boney, Novelis; Tom Lilienthal, Novelis; Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear; Todd County Judge Executive Todd Mansfield; Kevin Shutt, Novelis; Morgan Alvey, Senator Mitch McConnell's Office; State Representative Jason Petrie; Corey Elder, Congressman James Comer's Office

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    Novelis Breaks Ground on New Recycling Center in Kentucky

    Novelis Inc. broke ground on a $365 million investment to build a highly advanced recycling center in Guthrie, Kentucky, which will support closed-loop recycling for the automotive market in North America. “This groundbreaking marks a major milestone in our ongoing commitment to sustainability and recycling, and also supports our automotive customers’ carbon reduction targets,” said […]

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    Record Year for Aluminum Recycling in the U.K.

    Alupro (the Aluminum Packaging Recycling Organisation), based in the U.K., reported a record year for aluminum recycling. According to annual data published by the National Packaging Waste Database (NPWD), the U.K.’s aluminum packaging recycling rate was a record 68% in 2021, with more than 156,000 tonnes collected for recycling (a 3% year over year). This […]

  • Breaking ground. From left: Emilie LaGrow, Village Manager, Village of Cassopolis. Eivind Kallevik, Executive Vice President Hydro Aluminium Metal. Hilde Merete Aasheim, President & CEO. Charles «Chuck» Johnson President of US Aluminum Association. Anniken Ramberg Krutnes, Norwegian ambassador to the United States. Congressman Tim Walberg. Bob Hance, MEC President & CEO. David Johnson, President, Village of Cassopolis.

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    Hydro Breaks Ground on Greenfield Recycling Facility in Michigan

    Hydro broke ground on a new $150 million state-of-the-art aluminum recycling facility located at the Southwest Michigan Advanced Research and Technology (SMART) Park in Cassopolis, Michigan. Along with a number of other recycling projects underway, the new facility in Cassopolis will be a key stepping-stone in Hydro’s ambition of doubling recycling of post-consumer aluminum by […]

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    Novelis and Ball Now Make Aluminum Cups out of 90% Recycled Content

    Ball Corporation, a global provider of infinitely recyclable aluminum beverage packaging, and aluminum recycler and supplier Novelis, announced that the Ball Aluminum Cup is now composed of 90% recycled content. This evolution builds on the aluminum cup’s slogan of infinite recyclability by lowering its carbon footprint, therefore further positioning the product as a sustainable solution […]

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    Capral and Tomago Form First of Its Kind Closed-Loop Recycling Agreement in Australia

    Capral Aluminium, Australia’s largest extruder, and Tomago Aluminium, a major aluminum smelter in Australia, signed an agreement for a closed-loop recycling program. Under the agreement, Capral will supply approximately 550 tonnes of annual production scrap to Tomago for remelting, paving the way toward access to low carbon aluminum for Australian manufacturers. “As far as we are […]

  • Rio Tinto Commissions New Aluminum Remelt Furnace in Quebec

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    Rio Tinto Commissions New Aluminum Remelt Furnace in Quebec

    Rio Tinto commissioned a new remelt furnace at its Laterrière Plant in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec, Canada. The furnace provides rolled product customers in the North American automotive and packaging industries a new sustainable supply solution combining low-carbon and recycled aluminum. “Aluminum is 100% recyclable and the demand for recycled metal is continually growing,” […]