IRON and STEEL
Scrap & Recycling
Hydro has received the sustainability award from the Luxembourg business federation FEDIL. Hydro aluminium recycling facility in Clervaux, Luxembourg has won a national business and industry award for outstanding performance in environment and climate protection.
Carole Dieschbourg, Luxembourg Minister for Environment, Climate and Sustainable Development has presented the award to Hydro. The national award highlighted the aluminium facility’s production of low-carbon aluminium.
“The minister emphasized that Clervaux’s efforts, especially with production of CIRCAL 75R aluminium extrusion ingot, which is guaranteed to contain at least 75% post-consumer, recycled aluminium, fit perfectly with the country’s priority to develop a circular economy and deliver on climate issues,” according to Hydro press release.
CIRCAL and REDUXA, Hydro’s extrusion ingot with a guaranteed maximum carbon footprint of 4kg of CO2 per 1kg of aluminium produced, are part of the company’s efforts to reduce climate emissions and increase aluminium recycling.
Deputy Iranian Industry, Mining, and Trade Minister Darioush Esmaieli says over 90 million tons of iron ore was produced in the country during the previous Iranian calendar year of which only seven percent was exported.
Some 196 industrial, mining and trade projects worth 230 trillion rials (about $5.48b) went operational throughout the country since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20) up to June 16.
To be installed in Yuncheng, Shanxi Province, the new six-high cold-finishing mill for Northern Copper Industry Co., Ltd. will competitively roll a wide product mix of copper alloys, from soft pure copper up to hard bronze alloy.
The Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade's review of the first two months of the current Iranian year (March 20-May 20) shows the output of nine industrial products (out of 22) saw growth during the period compared with the corresponding period of the year before.
Managing Director of Iranian Investment Petrochemical Group (IIPG) says nearly 44 trillion rials (about $1.04 billion) has been invested to construct four petrochemical parks across the country.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said this year’s motto ‘Surge in Production’ is the key to solve problems, adding that people can foil the enemies’ schemes through relentless efforts.