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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!


Hamburg, September 14, 2022

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

Aurubis Supervisory Board appoints the current Managing Director of the Belgian site in Olen as the fourth Executive Board member with effect from January 1, 2023.

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Olen, 18 augustus 2022

19 Olense collega’s zweren de sigaret af

In het voorjaar startte Aurubis Olen met een nieuwe rookstopcampagne. Onder begeleiding van een erkende tabakologe kunnen werknemers tijdens hun werkuren rookstopsessies volgen. Het is de tweede keer dat het Olense multimetaalbedrijf dat organiseert.

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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 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 (COO Aurubis Group) and Inge Hofkens (Managing Director Aurubis Olen) on Thursday April, 21.

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Olen, 28 maart 2022

Open Jobdag Aurubis Olen

Op woensdag 13 april organiseert Aurubis Olen een Open Jobdag. Kom kennismaken en breng je CV mee. We ontmoeten jou graag tussen 9u en 17u30. Je hoeft je niet vooraf in te schrijven.

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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 decided on the next project on the strategic agenda, an investment of € 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, 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. Car Free Day is an initiative during the Belgian Week of Mobility. All car free colleagues enjoyed a fresh breakfast when they arrived at the Olen plant.

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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, 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

Successful! That is the positive verdict of the ISO 45001 audit at the beginning of June. 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. We address all internal Aurubis employees, and approach truck drivers and external contractors or visitors who enter our company as well.

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