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    Rio Tinto Invests in New Foundry Ingot Casting Line

    Rio Tinto Aluminum announced plans to replace its existing small form foundry ingot casting unit in Dunkerque, France. The €5 million investment is aimed at strengthening the company’s value in terms of products and services for its customers. The Dunkerque facility will install a state-of-the-art production unit that will raise its capacity to 50,000 tons […]

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    Global Standard for Sustainability in Aluminum Industry Open for Public Consultation

    Photo by Rick Kimpel (Creative Commons) The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI), led by the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) and key aluminum industry representatives, is working to set forth a global standard for sustainable aluminum production. The ASI Standard will define environmental and social criteria that can be applied to all stages of […]