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BMW Group Plant Landshut light metal foundry recertified by Aluminum Stewardship Initiative (ASI)

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This means that, after reconditioning, aluminum waste can be reused to manufacture the same components. The conditions under which the raw material bauxite is extracted by open cast mining and processed in countries like Australia, Brazil and Guinea are also important to the company.

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GE study finds 5% of worlds natural gas production wasted per year by flaring

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A newly released GE study — Flare Gas Reduction: Recent Global Trends and Policy Considerations —estimates that 5% of the world’s natural gas production is wasted by burning or “flaring” unused gas each year, despite some progress on the flaring issue. Click to enlarge.

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RAND reports suggest US DoD use less petroleum fuel to deal with high prices, not count on alternatives

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Bartis and RAND colleague Lawrence van Bibbe were the authors of a 2011 RAND report concluding that if the US military increased its use of alternative jet and naval fuels that can be produced from coal or various renewable resources, including seed oils, waste oils and algae, there would be no direct benefit to the nation’s armed forces.

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Transport Ministers endorse 2009 MPG Marathon in Coventry

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As well as ‘smarter’ driver training techniques, the MPG Marathon will showcase a number of fuel and carbon saving technologies that are being ‘guinea-pigged.’. Also a first is the use of Lysanda’s Eco Log on every vehicle.

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