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Greenwashing: Is this a Potential Credibility Issue for Aluminium?

“A producer promoting recycled content above 90 per cent is 'greenwashing' its metal”, according to Hydro's Roland Scharf-Bergmann who issued a warning in a speech at the Metal Bulletin conference in Istanbul.

In recent years, attention to global warming has led consumers and policymakers to demand more information about recyclability measurements in products made from aluminium.

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TECHNAL LAUNCHES NEW SLIDING WINDOW AND BALCONY DOOR

Architectural aluminium specialist, Technal, has launched GXi – a new sliding window and balcony door, which offers a wealth of innovative design features and options for comfort, safety, visual appeal and long-term durability.

GXi is an elegant, robust and high specification glazing solution, developed by Technal for prestige office and apartment schemes.  The system, which has been rigorously tested to 20,000 open/close cycles, benefits from high quality components and advanced manufacturing techniques to ensure fabrication quality, precise installation and continued performance to specification.

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