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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 […]

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    Porsche Partners with Hydro to Lower the Carbon Footprint of Its Luxury Sports Cars

    Porsche AG signed an agreement with Norsk Hydro ASA to further reduce the carbon footprint of its luxury sports car models by using low-carbon aluminum and extrusions. In addition, the two companies will collaborate on an innovative value chain concept for battery materials and their recycling. “Porsche is working towards a net carbon-neutral value chain […]

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    Audi and Novelis Investigate Circular Economy Strategies for End-of-Life Vehicles

    Audi completed its MaterialLoop joint project, which aimed to close the loop on more material cycles in the automotive industry. The company worked together with 15 partners from the research, recycling, and supplier sectors — including aluminum sheet and recycling company Novelis — to investigate the reuse of post-consumer materials from vehicles at the end […]

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    Aluminum Still Makes Ford Trucks Tough

    By Rose Eaton, Light Metal Age. Ford’s use of aluminum began slowly over time, beginning with closure applications in hoods, fenders, and decklids, until it became an integral part of the Ford F-150 truck in 2014. Now, throughout each new iteration of the large truck, including the new 2022 F-150 Lightning electric vehicle (EV), high-strength […]

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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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    Shawinigan Aluminium Invests in New Recycling Center

    Shawinigan Aluminium Inc. (SAI) is currently investing US$7 million to build a new aluminum recycling center adjacent to its billet casthouse in Quebec, Canada. The closed-loop operation will recycle clean process scrap from Rio Tinto and other aluminum manufacturers in order to meet customer demand for products made with recycled aluminum. SAI’s new remelt plant will be […]

  • Novelis Broke Ground On the Expansion of Its Aluminum Recycling Capabilities

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    Novelis Broke Ground On the Expansion of Its Aluminum Recycling Capabilities

    Novelis Inc. broke ground on a $36 million investment to expand and upgrade recycling capacity at its facility in Greensboro, Georgia. The investment will expand the company’s capabilities in automotive closed-loop recycling, a process to take aluminum scrap created during stamping and recycle it for new vehicle production. Closing the loop preserves the value of the […]