Press Releases 2021


Decemlber 10, 2021

Aurubis AG and Wärme Hamburg GmbH to further expand Germany’s largest industrial heat system

As of the 2024/25 heating period, about 20,000 more households in Hamburg will be supplied with CO2-free industrial heat from Aurubis.

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December 3, 2021

Aurubis: 2020/21 the most successful fiscal year in company history, dividend recommendation of € 1.60

The Aurubis AG (Aurubis) fiscal year 2020/21, which ended on September 30, was the most financially successful in the company’s history.

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November 26, 2021

Aurubis and SMS to cooperate in construction of multimetal recycling plant in Georgia (US)

Aurubis and SMS sign a contract regarding the planning, delivery, and assembly of the main facilities for the new Aurubis plant in the US.

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November 10, 2021

Aurubis builds recycling plant in the US and sets its sights on sustainable growth

Aurubis AG is further expanding its activities in recycling metal-bearing materials internationally.

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October 28, 2021

Preliminary figures: Aurubis achieves best result in company history

According to preliminary figures, Aurubis AG generated operating earnings before taxes (EBT) of € 85 million in Q4 of fiscal year 2020/21, which ended on September 30, 2021 (previous year: € 88 million).

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October 20, 2021

Aurubis commissions largest environmental protection installation in Hamburg since the 1980s

Today Aurubis AG inaugurated a new, innovative system for Reducing Diffuse Emissions (RDE) in primary copper production at the Hamburg site.

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October 11, 2021

Tomorrow Metals by Aurubis: Multimetal supplier stands for a strong commitment to sustainability

Aurubis introduces label “Tomorrow Metals by Aurubis” at London Metal Exchange Week.

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September 24, 2021

Aurubis Supervisory Board extends CEO Roland Harings’ mandate by five years

In its meeting yesterday, the Aurubis AG Supervisory Board extended CEO Roland Harings’ mandate by five years; as a result, Harings is now appointed until June 30, 2027.

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September 20, 2021

Following flood damage in the summer: Aurubis Stolberg GmbH & Co. KG to gradually resume production

Aurubis Stolberg GmbH & Co. KG will gradually resume production starting November 1.

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September 3, 2021

Outstanding climate protection: Aurubis wins the Responsible Care Competition of the VCI

The association is therefore recognizing an innovative pilot project to decarbonize the copper process. Aurubis started the project at its Hamburg plant in May 2021.

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August 26, 2021

Aurubis and Nussir terminate memorandum of understanding regarding future concentrate supply

Michael Hellemann, Senior Vice President Commercial: “As much as we acknowledge and welcome the mine’s approach of zero CO2 emissions, for us, all sustainability criteria have to be fulfilled.”

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August 19, 2021

Aurubis awarded platinum status for sustainability by EcoVadis

Aurubis thus belongs to the top one percent of companies in the global non-ferrous metals industry.

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August 11, 2021

Partial sale of flat rolled products segment: Additional purchase price information

Aurubis AG intends to sell the FRP plant in Zutphen (Netherlands) as well as the slitting centers in Birmingham (United Kingdom), Dolný Kubín (Slovakia), and Mortara (Italy) with a total of about 360 employees.

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August 09, 2021

Partial sale of flat rolled products segment: Aurubis signs term sheet with INTEK Holding

Aurubis AG intends to sell the FRP plant in Zutphen (Netherlands) as well as the slitting centers in Birmingham (United Kingdom), Dolný Kubín (Slovakia), and Mortara (Italy) with a total of about 360 employees.

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August 05, 2021

Nine-month report: Aurubis generates excellent result

Aurubis AG continued the positive trend of the current fiscal year in Q3.

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July 28, 2021

ASPA: Aurubis introduces more efficient way of recycling

Today, Aurubis announced the construction of a state-of-the-art recycling facility at its Beerse site in Belgium.

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July 16, 2021

Force majeure: Production at Aurubis Stolberg GmbH & Co. KG has to be stopped due to flooding

Early Wednesday evening, July 14, 2021, production at Aurubis Stolberg GmbH & Co. KG had to be stopped due to severe weather impacts. The plant was evacuated. No employees were injured.

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June 24, 2021

“Aurubis-1”: start of construction for largest in-house PV plant in Bulgaria

Today, Aurubis started the construction of a 10-megawatt (MW) solar power plant near its production site in Bulgaria.

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June 15, 2021

Aurubis and HAMBURG ENERGIE build one of the largest charging parks for e-mobility in northern Germany

Aurubis Hamburg and HAMBURG ENERGIE officially launched the construction of one of the largest connected charging parks for e-mobility in northern Germany today. By the end of the year, 150 charging points with 22 kilowatts of power per charging point will go into operation in two parking lots at the plant.

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May 27, 2021

Aurubis: First copper anodes produced with hydrogen

Today, Aurubis started the series of tests for hydrogen use on an industrial scale in copper anode production at the Hamburg plant. The pilot project in which hydrogen and nitrogen were introduced in the production facility (anode furnace) instead of natural gas went according to plan.

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May 10, 2021

Sustainable success in the first fiscal half-year: Aurubis achieves significantly higher result

Significantly higher refining charges for recycling materials, an increased concentrate throughput, strict cost discipline, high product demand, and a higher metal result with a strong increase in metal prices: these factors combined are the key reasons for the significantly higher operating earnings before taxes (EBT) of € 185 million that Aurubis AG generated in the first half of its current fiscal year compared to the prior-year period (€ 91 million). The only negative impact came from substantially higher energy costs due to increased electricity prices.

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April 26, 2021

Aurubis Bulgaria receives copper mark distinction

The Copper Mark requires participants to fulfill 32 internationally recognized sustainability criteria, which are assessed independently of each other. These include environmental protection, occupational health and safety, compliance, and human rights, to name a few examples. The Copper Mark therefore looks at a company’s responsible business activities as a whole.

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April 22, 2021

Cablo GmbH: EU clears Aurubis and TSR joint venture

The European Commission issued merger control clearance for the planned joint venture of Aurubis AG (Aurubis) and TSR Recycling GmbH & Co. KG (TSR). In November 2020, the two companies announced their intention to form a joint venture to unite the cable dismantling activities of Aurubis subsidiary Cablo Metall-Recycling und Handel GmbH in Fehrbellin (Cablo) and those of TSR in Gelsenkirchen with the objective of recovering copper granules and plastics.

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March 30, 2021

Aurubis Bulgaria receives copper mark distinction

The Copper Mark requires participants to fulfill 32 internationally recognized sustainability criteria, which are assessed independently of each other. These include environmental protection, occupational health and safety, compliance, and human rights, to name a few examples. The Copper Mark therefore looks at a company’s responsible business activities as a whole.

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February 11, 2021

Aurubis AG: Growth strategy well underway, especially in recycling

At the Aurubis AG Annual General Meeting covering fiscal year 2019/20, CEO Roland Harings announced that the company wants to continue growing, particularly in the area of recycling.

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February 5, 2021

Aurubis starts the current fiscal year with optimism

Aurubis AG has released its final figures for Q1 of fiscal year 2020/21. The company generated operating earnings before taxes (operating EBT) of € 82 million (previous year: € 31 million). Two weeks ago, Aurubis increased the forecast for the current fiscal year in its entirety and now expects operating EBT between € 270 million and € 330 million.

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January 21, 2021

Aurubis increases forecast for current fiscal year

Aurubis AG is increasing its forecast for fiscal year 2020/21, as the company announced to the capital market in an ad hoc release today. Aurubis now expects operating earnings before taxes (operating EBT) between € 270 million and € 330 million for the current fiscal year.

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