Earlier this week Australian metals miner South32 awarded a pair of services contracts for operations at Worsley Alumina to SRG Global worth approximately A$125 million. According to a filing with the Australian stock exchange, South32 has contracted for specialist Refractory Services from...
American aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced last week an expansion of its low-carbon aluminium and alumina line Sustana. Per the firm, the line would expand by adding the industry’s first low-carbon, smelter-grade alumina EcoSource. Measured through the mining and refining process, EcoSource emits half the carbon dioxide equivalents per ton of alumina than the industry’s […]
The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced last week the certification of AMAG Austria Metall AG’s plant in Ranshofen, Austria against its ASI Chain of Custody Standard Certification. AMAG’s Ranshofen plant is the third of the company’s operations to be certified by ASI under its Performance Standard, which took place exactly two years ago this month. […]
Russian Federation aluminium giant U.C. Rusal announced yesterday the redomiciliation of its company to Russian soil. Rusal is now a corporate resident of the Oktyabrsky Island Special Administrative Region (SAR), in the Kaliningrad Region. The firm moves its domicile from Jersey, where it was incorporated under the country’s laws of limited liability. Rusal’s Chairman of […]
Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB announced earlier this week that it has obtained clearance from the EU Commission to proceed with its purchase of Polish flat-rolled aluminium producer Aluminium Konin. Gränges first announced the sale last November, in which it will purchase the Boryszew Group subsidiary for SEK2.3 billion (US$240.8 million). In addition to […]
Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. announced yesterday that it is close to developing a variety of high-purity alumina (HPA) that is specifically designed for use in the production of anodes in lithium-ion batteries. Per the firm, one of the greatest problems facing lithium-ion batteries is the phenomenon of “first cycle capacity loss,” which is the […]
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