Articles & Publications

1
Oct

Recycling Aluminium - A Pathway to a Sustainable Economy

Recycling Aluminium - A Pathway to a Sustainable Economy published by European Aluminium, is available here

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14
Jul

ALFED House of Lords Lunch - speeches and images

The subject of the 2015 ALFED House of Lords Lunch was 'The UK Industrial Strategy for Metals', currently being produced by the Metals Forum, of which ALFED is an active member. Speeches by ALFED President Simon Macvicker,  Jon Bolton of Tata Steel, who chairs the UK Industrial Strategy for Metals Working Group and Stuart Edwards from BIS may be found here. Also featured is a note on the EU

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13
Jul

LME Physical Delivery Network Update

Here are two recent updates relating to amendments to the LME’s Physical Delivery Network:   DISCUSSION PAPER – FEEDBACK AND ANALYSIS (1 July 2015)   CONSULTATION ON PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE POLICY ON APPROVAL AND OPERATION OF WAREHOUSES REGARDING LORI AND QBRC (1 July 2015)

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7
Jul

APPG for the UK Aluminium Industry

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the UK Aluminium Industry Working with the Aluminium Federation (The UK Aluminium Industry's Trade Association) to represent the UK Aluminium Industry .   The APPG holds its Annual General Meeting between May and July each year - copies of the minutes of the meeting can be downloaded here. Minutes of the AGM - 7 July 2015

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4
Jun

European Aluminium Industry Sustainability Roadmap Towards 2025

The European Aluminium Industry Sustainability Roadmap Towards 2025 is available here.

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21
Apr

EAA Circular Economy position statement April 2015

In the light of the European Commission preparatory work on the revised EU Circular economy package, please find here the  updated EAA position.

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18
Mar

The aluminium age

The main alternative to steel is becoming more popular for its lightweighting potential. James Bakewell, writing in Automotive Manufacturing Solutions magazine, casts a critical eye over the challenges for its wider use.

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26
Jan

CE Marking

Construction Products Regulation (EC) No. 305/2011 The Aluminium Federation has looked at the implications for a UK aluminium stockholder of the Construction Products Regulation (CPR) that will come into force in UK on 1 July 2013. Our report is attached together with a short EAA document detailing CE marking of profiles and CE marking according to hEN15088.   ALFED Report on CE Marking

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