Press Releases 2017

December 13, 2017

Aurubis generates good results and has high ambitions for the future with its new strategy

The Aurubis Group (Aurubis) generated operating earnings before taxes of € 298 million in fiscal year 2016/17 (previous year: € 213 million). The return on capital employed (ROCE) increased to 15.1 % (previous year: 10.9 %). The supplier of nonferrous metals thereby fulfilled market expectations, as well as its own ambitious forecast.

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September 26, 2017

Rainer Verhoeven appointed new Chief Financial Officer of the Aurubis Group

Rainer Verhoeven will assume the role of Chief Financial Officer of the Aurubis Group on January 1, 2018. The Supervisory Board has initially appointed the new board member for three years, as is customary.

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September 7, 2017

Start of apprenticeship at Aurubis

Im Rahmen einer Feierstunde hat heute traditionell der Erste Bürgermeister der Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg, Olaf Scholz, die neuen Auszubildenden der Aurubis AG begrüßt. Zum September starteten 51 junge Menschen ihr Berufsleben am Hamburger Standort des Metallproduzenten und größten Kupferrecyclers der Welt, zudem bildet Aurubis auch in seinem Recyclingzentrum in Lünen (NRW) zwölf Personen aus. Hinzu kommen in Hamburg zehn Praktikantinnen und Praktikanten nach dem Modell AV10-Plus sowie zwei Praktikanten in einer Einstiegsqualifizierung für ihre Ausbildung in Lünen.

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August 10, 2017

Aurubis still on the road to success

The Aurubis Group generated operating earnings before taxes (EBT) of € 211 million in the first nine months of fiscal year 2016/17 (previous year: € 148 million). Group revenue also increased by approximately € 1,113 million to € 8,189 million due to higher metal prices.

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May 17, 2017

A piece of the future: Apprenticeship at Aurubis

Aurubis hat die Ausbildungsplätze für das Jahr 2018 ausgeschrieben. Der führende Anbieter von Nichteisenmetallen und größte Kupferrecycler der Welt bietet wieder vielfältige Ausbildungsplätze in seinen Werken in Hamburg, Lünen und Stolberg an. Insgesamt besetzt das Unternehmen 77 Ausbildungsplätze in 14 Ausbildungsberufen und gehört damit an den jeweiligen Standorten zu den größten ausbildenden Industrieunternehmen.

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June 9, 2017

Erwin Faust, CFO of Aurubis AG, leaves the company early

It is with great regret that the Aurubis AG Supervisory Board has terminated CFO Erwin Faust’s contract as of June 30, 2017 for health reasons.

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May 17, 2017

Aurubis on track with good results

The Aurubis Group (Aurubis) achieved operating earnings before taxes (EBT) of € 118 million in the first half of fiscal year 2016/17 (previous year: € 113 million). The negative measurement effects due to period-end influences of € 26 million in the first quarter of the fiscal year were fully offset in the second quarter.

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March 2, 2017

New Vision 2025: much more than copper

Executive Board Chairman Jürgen Schachler presented the new company vision at Aurubis AG’s Annual General Meeting this year. Until 2025 the company intends to enhance and expand its profile as a supplier of various non-ferrous metals. The attendees of the Annual General Meeting agreed to the suggested dividend of € 1.25 per share.

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February 17, 2017

Aurubis and enercity enter into contract for delivery of CO2-free waste heat for Hafencity East

Today, in the presence of Hamburg’s Environmental Senator Jens Kerstan, Aurubis AG and enercity Contracting Nord GmbH signed a contract for the use of industrial waste heat for the energy supply in the Hamburg district Hafencity East. This will reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) by more than 20,000 t per year in the future.

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February 13, 2017

Aurubis generates result of € 18 million for the quarter and confirms forecast for full fiscal year 2016/17

The Aurubis Group (Aurubis) generated operating earnings before taxes (EBT) of € 18 million in Q1 of fiscal year 2016/17 (previous year: € 36 million). The result was significantly influenced by a scheduled shutdown in Hamburg, as well as by negative measurement effects in connection with inventories at higher metal prices, which will nevertheless neutralize during the course of the fiscal year. Aurubis therefore confirms its forecast for the full fiscal year.

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January 25, 2017

Aurubis once again successfully audited for conflict-free gold in accordance with LBMA

Aurubis, the leading integrated copper group and the world’s largest copper recycler, was once again successfully audited for the processing of conflict-free gold raw materials in accordance with the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) – for the fourth consecutive time since 2013. The latest audit was carried out in November 2016 by the independent assessor TÜV Nord, and Aurubis has now received the audit certificate.

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