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Rio Tinto Begins Scandium Oxide Production At Quebec Plant

Anglo-Australian metals mining giant Rio Tinto Group said last week it is beginning to produce high-quality scandium oxide for use ...

Constellium Teams Up With WVU Parkersburg On Scholarship Program

European value-added aluminium firm Constellium NV announced this week the extension of another ten scholarships to West Virginia University Parkersburg ...

SMB Opens US$1 Billion Bauxite Railway In Guinea

SMB Opens US$1 Billion Bauxite Railway In Guinea

The west African nation of Guinea is set to become an even bigger player in the global bauxite ore trade as Societe Miniere de Boke has begun shipping the ore to the coast via its US$1 billion new railway. The ...

Events

The Net-Zero Shift Starts With Low Carbon Aluminium

The Net-Zero Shift Starts With Low Carbon Aluminium

2020 was supposed to be “year of climate action”, with the Glasgow COP26 acting as a major milestone for both businesses and policymakers to accelerate decarbonization efforts. However, with COVID-19 disrupting lives and economies in an unprecedented manner, countries across the globe ...

Aluminium at the LME Week – Key Takeaways

Between October 28 and November 1st, London hosted the traditional London Metals Exchange (LME) Week gathering of analysts, brokers, traders ...

Aluminium Market Oversupplied, Demand Growth Flat

Base metals prices reacted positively to the progress registered in the latest round of US – China trade talks in ...

Aluminium of Greece (AOG): is the Pechiney spirit still alive?

Between September 24-25, FastmarketsMB organized its annual aluminium conference in Athens. A day before the conference, in accordance with an ...

VIDEOS

En+ Group’s Lord Barker To Co-Chair Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition

En+ Group’s Lord Barker To Co-Chair Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition

Russian aluminium mammoth U C Rusal’s parent company En+ Group IPJSC announced last week the appointment of Executive Chairman Greg Barker, Baron Barker of Battle to co-chair the World Bank Group’s Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC). Barker will share duties ...

Tsingshan Planning 1 MMTPA Aluminium Smelter In Indonesia

A new entrant to the People’s Republic of China’s aluminium sector is planning a 1 million metric ton per annum ...

China To Release Up To 900 MMT Of Primary Aluminium In Coming Months: CRU

An expert on the metals market in the People’s Republic of China advised its clients that the Middle Kingdom is ...

Metro Mining Inks Three Years Of Bauxite Offtake Agreements With Xinfa Group

Australia’s Metro Mining Ltd. announced this week that it has signed two new binding offtake agreements with the People’s Republic ...

Altech Lodges Patent With Australian Government For Process Of Alumina Coating In Lithium-Ion Batteries

Altech Lodges Patent With Australian Government For Process Of Alumina Coating In Lithium-Ion Batteries

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. said this week that it has lodged a patent with the Australian government for its ...

Novelis Inks Memorandum of Understanding With China’s Tsinghua University On Automotive Aluminium R&D

Novelis Inks Memorandum of Understanding With China’s Tsinghua University On Automotive Aluminium R&D

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis said this week that its operations in the Peoples Republic of China has linked up ...

Constellium Joins GHG Emission Reduction Project ACHIEF

Constellium Joins GHG Emission Reduction Project ACHIEF

European value-added aluminium firm Constellium NV announced yesterday its participation in ACHIEF – Innovative high-performance Alloys and Coatings for HIghly ...

Altech Pre-Feasibility Study For Germany High-Purity Alumina Coating Site Yielding Positive Results

Altech Pre-Feasibility Study For Germany High-Purity Alumina Coating Site Yielding Positive Results

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. updated investors this week on the progress of its pre-feasibility study (PFS) for its planned ...

ELYSIS To Install Commercial-Sized Inert Anode Prototype Cells At Rio Tinto’s Alma Aluminium Smelter

ELYSIS To Install Commercial-Sized Inert Anode Prototype Cells At Rio Tinto’s Alma Aluminium Smelter

Low-carbon aluminium smelting joint venture ELYSIS will be installing its revolutionary new technology in Rio Tinto’s aluminium smelter at Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, ...

Rio Tinto Begins Scandium Oxide Production At Quebec Plant

Rio Tinto Begins Scandium Oxide Production At Quebec Plant

Anglo-Australian metals mining giant Rio Tinto Group said last week it is beginning to produce high-quality scandium oxide for use in aluminium alloys at its Rio Tinto Fer et Titane (RTFT) plant in Quebec. Rio Tinto said the US$6-million project came in on time and on budget and has gone into production in under six […] ...

Alcoa Planning Conversion To Steam-Generated Power At Six Australian Alumina Refineries

Alcoa Planning Conversion To Steam-Generated Power At Six Australian Alumina Refineries

American aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation said this week that it is preparing a “step change” in the production of alumina that would eliminate 70 percent of the emissions generated in the process by adapting renewable energy as a power source. ...

Rio Tinto Teams With Australian Government On Hydrogen Conversion Project For Alumina Refineries

Anglo-Australian metals miner Rio Tinto Group has joined with the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) in a A$1.2-million study to ...

Alba Hosts Virtual ESG Week Focusing On Environmental Stewardship

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) launched a campaign this week to promote and enhance its environmental, social, and governance (ESG) matters. ...

En+ Group’s Lord Barker To Co-Chair Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition

Russian aluminium mammoth U C Rusal’s parent company En+ Group IPJSC announced last week the appointment of Executive Chairman Greg ...