Discover the latest news from within Aurubis Olen

We are very eager to share our company news with you. On this page, you will find all news from our production site in Olen. Enjoy reading!

Olen, March 21, 2024

Aurubis employer brand: Employees are our “most valuable element”

Copper, gold, silver, platinum — Aurubis stands for valuable metals. With “You are our most valuable element”, the company emphasizes the essential importance of the employees and places them at the center of its new employer brand.

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Olen, March 11, 2024

Belgian Aurubis Awards winners: a conversation with our colleagues

We would like to introduce you to our two colleagues Pithchai Sivakumar (29) and Kevin Louwagie (33).

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Olen, 8 March 2024

International Women's Day - Meet Evi, operator in the Tankhouse department!

On March 8th, we celebrate women worldwide on International Women's Day.

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Hamburg/Olen, September 28, 2023

Aurubis continues to expand its pioneering role in certified metal production through the Copper Mark

Aurubis has now successfully completed the Copper Mark assurance process for its site in Olen as well.

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Olen/Beerse, 21 september 2023

Aspa Aurubis introduces more efficient way of recycling

On 20 September 2023, FIT (Flanders Investment & Trade) presented the first Flanders International Business Awards.

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Olen/Beerse, 12 september 2023

Aurubis wordt structurele partner van To Walk Again vzw

Op 12 september 2023 hebben we aangekondigd dat we een structureel partnership aangaan met To Walk Again. 

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Olen/Beerse, July 5 2023

Aurubis nominated for Flanders International Business Awards 2023

On July 5, 2023, FIT (Flanders Investment & Trade) nominated Aurubis for the first-ever Flanders International Business Awards.

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Olen, 7 March, 2023

Aurubis starts construction of recycling plant for nickel and copper in Belgium

The new BOB (Bleed treatment Olen Beerse) facility will meet the highest environments standards in Belgium and the European Union.

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Olen/Beerse, 9 December 2022

Dirk Vandenberghe becomes Managing Director Aurubis Olen and Aurubis Beerse as of January 1, 2023

Aurubis AG’s Supervisory Board appointed Dirk Vandenberghe as the successor to Inge Hofkens as Managing Director of Aurubis Olen (Belgium).

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Hamburg, September 14, 2022

Inge Hofkens joins the Aurubis Executive Board and strengthens the focus on the recycling business

As Chief Operating Officer Multimetal Recycling, Inge Hofkens (51) will be responsible for the segment’s production sites.

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Olen, 18 augustus 2022

19 Olense collega’s zweren de sigaret af

In het voorjaar lanceerde Aurubis Olen een nieuwe campagne om te stoppen met roken.

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Olen, 28 april 2022

EU Commissioner Thierry Breton visits Aurubis Olen

Mr. Thierry Breton, EU commissioner for Internal Trade, was welcomed at our plant in Olen by Heiko Arnold and Inge Hofkens on Thursday April, 21.

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Olen/Hamburg, July 28, 2022

Aurubis signs renewable power deal with green energy producer Eneco and lives up to industry leadership in sustainability

As of January 2023, more than 90 % of the externally generated power for Aurubis Olen will come from renewable energy sources.

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Olen, 28 maart 2022

Open Jobdag Aurubis Olen

Op woensdag 13 april organiseert Aurubis Olen een Open Job Day.

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Olen, March 08, 2021

Press Release: Helden Voor Helden, Aurubis Olen and Thomas More join forces in special cycling project

Aurubis Olen supports the non-profit organisation Helden Voor Helden and invests in a specially designed bicycle.

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Olen, October 6, 2021

After takeover, Metallo now also gets new name: Aurubis Beerse

Today the recycling sites Metallo Belgium (Beerse) and Aurubis Belgium (Olen) announce that they are changing their names.

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Olen, February 16, 2021

Press Release: Aurubis builds facility to recycle more nickel and copper in Belgium

Aurubis invested € 70 million in the construction of a state-of-the-art and energy-efficient bleed treatment facility at its Olen site.

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Olen, 3 oktober 2021

Bobbejaanlandtrail: Ready, set, go!

With a team of 50 Olen colleagues, Aurubis participated in the running event Bobbejaanlandtrail, on Sunday October 3rd.

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Olen, 3 september 2021

Aurubis supports Boven De Wolken

Aurubis (Olen) supports non-profit organisation Boven De Wolken.

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Olen, 22 september 2021

Car Free Day 2021

At Aurubis in Olen, we had a special challenge for all Aurubis employees: come to work "car free" on Wednesday, September 22nd.

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Olen, 16 june 2021

Vanilla, strawberry or chocolate

Such a “tasty” treat! On June 15th, our management team had a nice surprise in store. Two ice cream carts came by at the production plant in Olen.

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A unique experience

On Thursday, June 10, 2021, a partial solar eclipse was visible. A unique phenomenon that only manifests itself once every few years!

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Successful ISO 45001 audit for Aurubis Belgium

Two external auditors had a thorough look at our company and how we deal with health & safety for 4 days.

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0% smartphone = 100% attention

Safety is key within Aurubis! That is why we started an awareness campaign about mobile phone use at the end of May.

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