Capral to trial use of partially recycled aluminium

Leading aluminium extrusion manufacturer Capral Aluminium is to trial Aluminium Bahrain’s (Alba’s) EternAl-30 and EternAl-15 primary aluminium billets with 30 percent and 15 percent recycled content. Capral described the trial as a groundbreaking entry to the Australian aluminium market that promises to set new standards for carbon reductions and recycled content. Capral already sells its…

Zeolites to be trialed to curb methane emissions

Mineral processing technology company Zeotech is to proceed to an infield validation trial of its methane emissions control technologye at one of Cleanaway Waste Management’s landfills. Developed at Griffith University, the technology has achieved ‘very promising results’ during testing according to Zeotech. The test programme aims to develop zeolite-based technology (biofilter) to be deployed within…

Low carbon aluminium a winner for Capral

Building products manufacturer Capral Aluminium’s lower carbon aluminium range, LocAl has been recognised at the 2023 Architecture and Design Sustainability Awards as the Green Building Product category winner. In an era where environmental consciousness is rising, Capral’s locally extruded, lower-carbon aluminium stands out for its more sustainable practices and aluminium stewardship, according to the company.…

Lessons from the global move to decarbonise industry part 1 – by Cori Stewart

Cori Stewart and a group of eminent Australians have just returned from Europe and the Middle East, discussing growing manufacturing in a fast decarbonising world, and accelerating Industry 4.0 adoption. In the first part of a two-part series, she shares insights into the implications of EU decarbonisation, and the growth of manufacturing hubs in Belgium.…

Deco aesthetic aluminium goes green

Sydney architectural building product suppliers, DECO Australia has thrived by transforming aluminium aesthetics in Australia using a cutting-edge sublimation process from Italy,. Introduced to the Australian market by Founder and Director Ross Doonan, the process fuses images of natural wood into powder-coated aluminium, creating products that look like timber combined with the durability, recyclability and…

Capral receives first Chain of Custody-certified shipment

Capral Aluminium has announced the achievement of what it says is a “significant milestone in sustainable sourcing” this month, receiving its first Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) Chain of Custody (CoC)-certified shipment from Aluminium Bahrain (Alba.)  According to a statement from Capral, the certification assures that the aluminium in its products has been responsibly sourced and…