Equispheres Partners With McGill University On Aluminium Powder For Binder Jet 3D Printing

Equispheres Partners With McGill University On Aluminium Powder For Binder Jet 3D Printing

Canadian materials science company Equispheres teamed up with Montreal’s McGill University to develop an aluminium alloy powder capable of producing sinterable aluminium parts via binder jet additive manufacturing. Per Equispheres, the limiting factor in producing sinterable aluminium parts with 3D printing was...

Alcoa Revamps Operating Model

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced the implementation of a radical new operating model on Monday that the firm believes...


Rusal Places This Year’s Third Set Of Ruble Bonds

Russian aluminium titan U.C. Rusal closed the book-building process on its third placement of 10-year ruble-dominated bonds earlier this week. With a three-year put option on the Moscow Exchange and a nominal value of ₽15 billion, the bond has a record-low coupon rate of 8.25 percent. Per the firm, the placement generated interest from a […]

Malaysian Government Implements New SOP For Bauxite Mining in Pahang

The Malaysian government released standard operating procedures (SOP) for bauxite mining and export in Pahang yesterday, which the government will begin enforcing with immediate effect. Commenting to domestic media, Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr. A. Xavier Jayakumar said the guidelines are the product of consultation with a wide range of stakeholders, including academics, […]

Metro Mining Reports 7 Percent Bump In Bauxite Production In August

Australia’s Metro Mining Ltd. released production totals for the month of August yesterday. Though shipping totals fell slightly, the firm reported a 7 percent increase of bauxite mined in the month. Last month saw Metro mine 476 thousand wet metric tons (WMT) of bauxite, up from July’s total of 443 thousand WMT, averaging a per-day […]