Entries by Margaret Lane

ASI Newsletter – April 2019

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 […]

ETQG 2019 2020 Suspensions round 1 January 2020 list of items

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 […]

Metal Theft Alert

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 […]

March 2019 Energy report

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

2019 Health, Safety and Environment Ideas Competition

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 […]

Carbon Reduction Commitment, CRC

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 […]