EU climate official: Innovation fund will help decarbonise metals production

By |september 20th, 2019|2050 climate strategy, aluminium, decarbonisation, European Aluminium, Innovation, Metals, News|

The production of non-ferrous metals such as aluminium is very energy-intensive, but new technologies are being developed to decarbonise the process and the European Commission is ready to finance them, says Mauro Petriccione.

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Aluminium sector illustrates close link between trade and climate policy

By |september 18th, 2019|aluminium, Climate Change, decarbonisation, European Aluminium, News|

New production methods and uses are making aluminium a material of choice for European policymakers looking to decarbonise the economy. But a flood of cheap carbon-intensive aluminium from China could complicate these efforts.

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Zero-emission EU industry ‘within reach’ but costly, study says

By |april 25th, 2019|aluminium, cement, Chemicals, energy intensive, Industrial Policy, News, Steel|

Bringing emissions from heavy industry down to net-zero by 2050 is possible but will require costly new production processes and a 25-60% increase in near-term capital investments to reach €40-50 billion per year, according to new research published on Thursday (25 April).

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Zero-emission EU industry ‘within reach’ but costly, study says

By |april 25th, 2019|aluminium, cement, Chemicals, energy intensive, Industrial Policy, News, Steel|

Bringing emissions from heavy industry down to net-zero by 2050 is possible but will require costly new production processes and a 25-60% increase in near-term capital investments to reach €40-50 billion per year, according to new research published on Thursday (25 April).

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EU official: ‘Actual recycling could be lower’ with new methodology

By |januar 28th, 2019|aluminium, Metals, News, packaging, Packaging waste, steel packaging, Waste and recycling|

When it comes to meeting the EU’s new recycling targets, metals will have a big head start. But EU member states could find it harder to reach future objectives under a new methodology being considered at the European Commission, says Maja Desgrées du Loû.

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WTO agrees to hear complaints in spat over US tariffs

By |november 22nd, 2018|aluminium, China, dispute settlement, Donald Trump, News, protectionism, Steel, tariffs, trade wars, WTO|

The World Trade Organization agreed Wednesday (21 November) to hear complaints from a range of countries over new US steel and aluminium tariffs, as well as complaints from Washington over retaliatory duties.

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Metals: Friend or foe of the green economy?

By |november 14th, 2018|aluminium, circular economy, cobalt, copper, Emissions trading scheme, lead, lithium, Metals, mining, News, Nickel, Raw materials, Steel, zinc|

The green economy usually brings to mind traditional renewable materials such as wood, biomass, water and earth. Less likely poster children are the big metals that have formed the backbone of the industrial revolution – steel, copper, iron, tin and aluminium.

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Raw power

By |november 12th, 2018|aluminium, circular economy, copper, Metals, mining, News, rare earths, Raw materials, recycling, Steel|

Vanadium, borate, bismuth, gallium – they may sound like planets from a science fiction movie, but in fact they are some of the most critical elements of the European Union’s economy.  

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EU likely to impose safeguard measures on steel imports by mid-July

By |junij 26th, 2018|aluminium, cars, Cecilia Malmström, Donald Trump, News, Steel, tariffs, trade war, U.S., WTO|

As the trade war with the US escalates, the EU is considering imposing provisional safeguard measures on steel imports, Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström told the press on Tuesday (26 June).

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EU backs tariffs against US as trade war escalates

By |junij 15th, 2018|aluminium, Donald Trump, G7, News, Steel, tariffs, trade wars|

EU countries yesterday (14 June) approved a raft of tariffs targeting US goods including whiskey and motorcycles in retaliation against painful duties imposed by President Donald Trump on European metals. Europe’s move fuels a growing transatlantic trade war just days...

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