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 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.
Cecilia Malmström, EU Commissioner for Trade, Hiroshige Seko, Japan’s Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry and Ambassador, Robert E. Lighthizer, U.S. Trade Representative, agreed to strengthen trilateral cooperation in the WTO and other forums in order to battle unfair trade.
The event provides concise insight on supply, demand, price, premiums, sustainability and costs for the benefit of a highly-influential audience from the global aluminium industry.
The Future Aluminium Forum is a live discussion that will examine how Industry 4.0 and "smart manufacturing" will revolutionise aluminium manufacturing and processing and analyse the benefits that can be gained from doing so.
Metals in the Future 2018 is a new conference exploring the long-term impact of green technology on metals supply and demand. The conference examines a broad spectrum of materials, including steel, aluminium, base metals, minor metals and ferroalloys.
EU negotiators yesterday agreed on a package of revised proposals for the Emissions Trading System phase four (2021-2030), including indirect carbon cost compensation.
The European aluminium industry regrets that the Commission missed the opportunity to stop penalising lightweighting while it is essential for decarbonising mobility.
Aluminium beverage cans already close to the future EU Circular Economy recycling targets. The overall recycling rate for aluminium beverage cans in Europe (EU 28 + EFTA) increased by 1.6% to a new record level of 72.9% in 2014.
European Aluminium, the voice of the entire aluminium value chain, introduced five new member companies during its General Assembly last week, bringing its total membership to over 85 companies and associations representing more than 600 plants in 30 European countries.
“Building envelope” industries welcome the report on the EPBD revision adopted today by ITRE. The report puts building renovation center stage of the EPBD and proposes a set of policy measures which aim to increase both the rate and depth of building renovations in the EU.
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