In the April edition of the ASI Newsletter: Understanding ASI’s outcomes and impacts ASI Certification is not an end itself – ASI’s vision is to maximise the contribution of aluminium to a sustainable society. This will mean practices and performances in the value chain need to keep improving. How will we know whether ASI is […]
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Entries by Margaret Lane
The EU duty suspension regime exists to help EU manufacturers import components duty-free, provided they are not manufactured in the EU. This is to help UK/EU manufacturing better compete with finished products from cheap sources overseas. These duty suspension requests are made in twice-yearly “rounds” by the EU. For this new round, there are three […]
A truck load of aluminium ingots was stolen from a haulier’s yard in Bilston at 1.00 am on Saturday 11 May. The ingots were produced at Hillside in South Africa, and we believe are clearly marked as such. The Police have been notified. We are advising all our members, especially members with foundries, as we […]
With the end of this month comes some legislative changes. April 1st introduces the new Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting (SECR) initiative. The main objective of this change is to incentivise the reduction in carbon emissions by promoting energy efficiency. By increasing your energy efficiency, you ultimately reap the benefits. Energy Report – March 19
Global Primary Aluminium Production EN and ISO Standards for Aluminium Presidency of the EU Jean Plateau (1923 – 2019)
Surveys this month have shown that UK business confidence is at its lowest point since 2008. Download the April market report for more information.
The UK economy at the moment could be described as steady but lacklustre… Download the March market report for more information.
The Aluminium Federation invite all employees of ALFED Members to participate in this Health, Safety and Environment Competition. The purpose of the competition is to reward any new initiatives and ideas that show a positive and innovative idea or solution concerning Health, Safety and the Environment. Prize: The employee will receive £100 plus an invitation […]
This two-day workshop takes place at the Telford Golf and Spa Hotel every two years. It was gratifying to have such a diverse group of delegates and exhibitors. Thank you to Trevor Dale for opening the workshop and of course thank you to all our presenters who gave freely of […]
As announced in the 2016 March Budget, the CRC scheme will close following the 2018-19 compliance year. A statutory instrument to this effect was introduced in July. CRC participants are required to report for the last time by the end of July 2019 and surrender allowances for emissions from energy supplied in the 2018-19 compliance […]