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European Aluminium Industry Sustainability Roadmap Towards 2025

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

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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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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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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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New Aluminium and Durability report (2014)

A recent study by renowned architect Professor Michael Stacey, on behalf of the International Aluminium Institute, has concluded that aluminium in buildings is proven to last and remain in excellent condition for decades longer than previously expected. The report, titled Aluminium and Durability: Towards Sustainable Cities, looked at buildings such at Cribbs Causeway in Bristol and the FT

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Attitudes and career choices for STEM

This report published by the Department for Business looks at current attitudes and decision making for the study of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) subjects.  Support for these subjects is vital to provide skilled people for the UK manufacturing industry going forward. Download the report here (pdf) The research looks at the attitudes, motivations and mindsets of

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Aluminium Unique Life Cycle Story

The Aluminium Unique Life Cycle Story - engaging for sustainable growth Source: European Aluminium Association

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Imagine a world without aluminium

Can you imagine how many ways aluminium is used to enrich and enable our lives ... Watching the match Architectural Armour Batting for change Beauty Bottles Marriage Chocolate wrapping Computing Conquering the skies Couture Cruising Dome in Rome Exoskeleton Farming the Fields Guitars for the stars Heat exchange Heat protection Hidden secret Horse drawn Inventing the alloy

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