The EU Parliament has confirmed the political will to go for higher targets to limit CO2 emissions from cars and vans by 2025 and 2030. Unfortunately though the Parliament did not have the courage to make lightweighting more relevant by deleting the mass-based utility parameter.
The cross-European drinks can recycling awareness programme Every Can Counts is inviting cycling fans to join in the ‘Recycle Race’ activity and make Every Can Count whilst cheering on elite cyclists from Trek-Drops team at the next major cycling race: the Amstel Gold Race on 13 April in Valkenburg, the Netherlands.
Making every gram CO2 saving count
The US announcement to temporarily exempt Europe from the aluminium tariffs is a positive first step but insufficient to dissipate uncertainty and negative impacts in our industry. The leading trade association applauds EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström's efforts to reach a solid deal with the US.
During a EUROFER press conference, European Aluminium urged EU institutions to speak with one voice in response to the US tariffs.
European Aluminium is confident the EU Commission will do everything it can to exempt European countries from the 10% US tariff in the next 15 days, but requests immediate market surveillance and the implementation of safeguard measures if proven necessary.
European Aluminium applauds EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström’s statements concerning the potential US tariffs against all aluminium products from Europe.
European Aluminium calls on the EU Commission and Member States to protect the aluminium industry following the announcement of a 10% US tariff on aluminium products.
European Aluminium welcomes the positive vote on the compromise text on the EU Waste Package by the 28 Representatives of EU Member States (COREPER) that took place on Friday 23rd of February.
Last Friday, European Aluminium received the award for “Best Association Networking Event” and won second place in the “Best Association Publication or Newsletter” category at the 2018 European Association Awards ceremony held in Brussels.
The European aluminium industry continues to decrease its environmental footprint across the value chain. Download the Executive Summary and request the full version of the Environmental Profile Report here.
The Environmental Profile Report 2018 covers the environmental impact of the entire aluminium value chain in Europe and provides Life-Cycle Inventory (LCI) datasets for the key process steps essential for calculating the environmental impact of products using aluminium.
The European aluminium industry continues to greatly improve its environmental performance by substantially reducing its carbon intensity across the entire aluminium value chain. This is the main outcome of its new Environmental Profile Report, released today by European Aluminium.
European Aluminium reconfirms its belief that the root cause of the main challenges faced by the aluminium industry is global excess capacity, in particular in China.
As women’s cycling continues to gain momentum, recycling programme ‘Every Can Counts’ has furthered its investment into the UK based Trek-Drops professional women’s cycling team for the duration of the 2018 season.
European Aluminium, the voice of the entire aluminium value chain, welcomed two new members this month after adding five new members to its ranks in 2017. In total, the Brussels-based industry association now represents over 85 companies and associations covering more than 600 plants across 30 European countries.