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Alba Sets Records For Production And Sales Volume In Q3

Alba Sets Records For Production And Sales Volume In Q3

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. announced yesterday that it set a record last quarter for both production and sales volume of primary aluminium. In the third quarter Alba smelted a total of 385,396 metric tons of primary aluminium, up by 53 percent on the...

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Aluminium: Balancing the Low-Carbon Equation

Climate change is in the headlines again, thanks largely due to the commentary of 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg. Though often brash and confrontational, Thunberg is emphasizing the dire straits in which humanity finds itself relative to our environment and our collective effect upon it like few others before her have done. As the world […]

FYI Resources Concludes Successful High-Purity Alumina Pilot Plant Trial

Australian resource firm FYI Resources Ltd. announced earlier this week the successful trial production of high-purity alumina (HPA) at its pilot plant in Welshpool, Western Australia. Per the firm, the plant operated continuously from October 2nd through the 9th, meeting or exceeding the firm’s modeled operational performances. FYI says the successful pilot project demonstrates the […]

European Researchers Develop Improved Cathode For Aluminium-Ion Batteries

European scientists announced last week a breakthrough in aluminium battery construction that they say will double their energy density while making their production significantly more environmentally friendly than ever before. Researchers from the Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, and the National Institute of Chemistry, Slovenia, investigated the current materials used in aluminium-ion batteries, which include […]

EGA Inks Landmark Tolling Agreement With Dubai Natural Gas Company

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced last week that it has reached a landmark tolling agreement with Dubai Natural Gas Company (DUGAS) to generate electricity for the firm’s operations utilizing natural gas sourced by DUGAS from the Dubai Supply Authority (DUSUP). Per the announcement, EGA will provide ENOC Group subsidiary DUGAS power for its operations […]

Sanctions A Dim Memory As Rusal Enters 2020 Aluminium Mating Season

Russian Federation aluminium behemoth U.C. Rusal is entering a far different mating season this year than last according to sources who spoke with Reuters last week, noting that the traditional negotiating window for next year’s contracts is brisk for the sanction-free firm. Per one of the half-dozen sources, last year’s sanctions on the company are […]