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Return to Application Building Latest news Publications Energy efficiency & BUILD UP Recycling >> EPD programme >> Updated EPD programme New EAA EPD programme according to EN15804 Recently, the EAA programme rules and the products category rules (PCR) have been updated in order to be aligned with the requirements of the new European standards EN [...]
First application of heat-treatable aluminium sheets for high-tech chassis components Axles and subframes are complex-shaped components and welded assemblies. When welded, the materials used must withstand high static and dynamic loads and must ensure that these properties are maintained during operation at elevated temperatures and under corrosion attack, throughout the vehicle’s service life. Furthermore, tolerant [...]
The New Range Rover – The world’s first SUV with an all-aluminium body Novelis is the exclusive supplier of aluminium sheet for the all-new Range Rover, the world’s first SUV to feature an advanced all-aluminium body structure, delivering significantly reduced weight, improved performance and enhanced sustainability. The all-aluminium monocoque body structure is 39% lighter than [...]
Return to Aluminium For Future Generations The AFFG 2011 programme Sustainability Development Indicators (SDIs) 2011 was a year marked by a key event: the launch in the European Parliament of the 2010 report on sustainable development indicators (SDIs) entitled Sustainability of the European Aluminium Industry 2010. The event, Aluminium’s Performance Towards a Sustainable Europe, was [...]
Return to Aluminium For Future Generations The AFFG 2010 programme As announced in the 2009 report, 2010 was to be a year dedicated to communication campaigns; the core objective of the AFFG programme was dialogue with stakeholders. Sustainability Development Indicators (SDIs) As announced, the 2010 edition will for the very first time include SDIs for [...]
Return to Aluminium For Future Generations The AFFG 2009 programme It essentially involved the following types of activities: PA coupled with PR activities supported by new communication tools, as well as the continuation of projects launched in 2008. The Museum Night EAA greeted EU Institutions at social event in the Royal Museum of Fine Arts.As [...]
Return to Aluminium For Future Generations The AFFG 2008 programme A number of projects were launched, two of which were scheduled to extend over 2008 and 2009 (even 2010 for the SDI’s one): Sustainable Development Indicators for aluminium Back in 2002, EAA and its member companies embarked upon a pioneering exercise: measuring sustainability. A list [...]