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    Rio Tinto To Build New Recycling Center for Post-Consumer Scrap in Arvida

    Rio Tinto is investing US$29 million (C$35 million) to build a new aluminum recycling facility at its Arvida smelter in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec, Canada. The investment will enable the company to expand its offering of low-carbon aluminum solutions for customers in the automotive, packaging, and construction markets. “Investing in new recycling facilities in Arvida is another […]

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    Novelis Partners with Sortera Alloys to Utilize Innovative Recycling Technologies

    Novelis Inc. formed a strategic partnership with Sortera Alloys, Inc., an innovative industrial scrap metal sorting and recycling company based in Fort Wayne, IN. Under the agreement, Novelis will take advantage of Sortera’s advanced sorting technologies, including machine learning data analytics and advanced sensors, to recycle and re-use higher amounts of both production and post-consumer […]

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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 […]

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    Alcoa Develops New Scrap Purification Process

    Alcoa has developed a new, patented process for the purification of post-consumer aluminum scrap. This ASTREA™ process is designed to process low quality scrap (such as zorba, which is comprised of shredded aluminum and other nonferrous metals from automobiles) into an extremely high purity level equivalent to or surpassing P0101 aluminum alloys (containing only 0.1% […]

  • Share of primary and recycled aluminum through 2050, based on 2019 collection rates for end-of-life products. Source: IAI.)

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    Worldwide Post-Consumer Aluminum Scrap Intake Surpasses 20 Million Tonnes

    The International Aluminium Institute (IAI) released an update of its Material Flow Model, which reveals new data on global scrap usage within the aluminum industry. The new data shows a record 20 million tonnes of post-consumer scrap intake in 2019 — representing about 60% of total scrap intake. This increased usage of post-consumer scrap avoids […]

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    China Certifies Second Batch of Nonferrous Scrap Metal Importers

    The China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association (CMRA), based in Beijing, China, released a list of 26 foreign companies that have been approved by the government of China to import aluminum and copper scrap into the country. This is the second batch of approved suppliers that has been issued since China banned imports of solid waste […]

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    Latem Aluminium Starts Up Rotary Furnace for Aluminum Recycling

    Latem Aluminium started operation of a new rotary furnace for recycling of aluminum scrap at its new facility in Villadangos, Spain. The new 30 ton furnace replaces an existing 12 ton furnace, enabling the company to produce 30,000 tons per year of secondary aluminum. The new 30 ton tilting rotary furnace from GHI Smart Furnaces […]

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    Hydro Extrusion Lichtervelde Starts Operation of a New Melting Furnace

    The recycling of manufacturing and turnaround scrap is becoming more and more important within the extrusion industry. Hydro Extruded Solutions currently processes aluminum scrap at a number of facilities, with more than half of their extrusion production coming from recycled material. The company aims to have a total of 20 of its extrusion plants achieve Aluminium Stewardship […]

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    Fonderie Pandolfo Orders Aluminum Recycling Furnace

    Fonderie Pandolfo in Italy ordered a twin-chamber melting furnace for the recycling of contaminated aluminum scrap. The new furnace will double the company’s production rate, enabling it to satisfy continuous market requests. The TCF® melting furnace will be delivered and installed by Tenova LOI Thermprocess in Germany. Fonderie Pandolfo was founded in 2009 as a modern casthouse primarily […]