A brief history of Aluminium and how the industry is regulated

It is the most copious mineral on earth following oxygen and silicon. Aluminium is present in almost every home, whether it is in the form of wires, window frames, doors, burglar bars and aluminium foil.  Do you know the history of this amazing, versatile and recyclable metal? Aluminium is one of the most widespread metals on earth, making up almost 8% of the core’s mass; however pure aluminium does not exist in nature but rather binds with other elements. Aluminium is one of the more recent metal discoveries and became popular in the early 1800s. It was first extracted from [...]