IAI Partners with ICSOBA for Technical Advancement in Aluminium Sector

IAI Partners with ICSOBA for Technical Advancement in Aluminium Sector

The International Aluminium Institute (IAI), the prime representative of the worldwide primary aluminium industry, publicized its partnership with the International Committee for Study of Bauxite, Alumina & Aluminium (ICSOBA) to champion technical progression. The collaboration reinforces IAI’s pledge to disseminate top-tier practices...


Aluminium Bahrain Commissions AI Program For Green Anode Production

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) announced last week the completion of its artificial intelligence program Green Anode Density Prediction, developed in conjunction with the Nasser Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Centre. The project involves an artificial intelligence model that predicts green anode density based on process variables. It also features a dashboard that allows users to enter […]

Rio Tinto And Sumitomo To Partner On Hydrogen Pilot Plant At Gladstone Alumina

In an effort at reducing its carbon footprint, Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group and Japan’s Sumitomo Corporation are teaming up on a groundbreaking hydrogen plant to power the Gladstone alumina refinery. Earlier this year the Yarwun Hydrogen Calcination Pilot Demonstration Program was awarded a A$321 million grant from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), […]

Australian And Chinese Scientists Develop New Aluminium Ion Batteries

Researchers in Australia and the People’s Republic of China have taken the first step in developing the first-ever safe, efficient, and non-toxic aqueous aluminium radical battery. In an article in the Journal of American Chemistry, scientists from Flinders University and Zhejiang Sci-Tech University announced the completion of the first stage of developing such a battery. […]

Aluminerie Alouette Signs $2.7MM Contracts With Plasma Tech Firm PyroGenesis

Canadian plasma tech firm PyroGenesis Canada Inc. signed a pair of contracts with Aluminerie Alouette worth $2.7 million aimed at reducing the latter firm’s process residue streams for aluminium production. One of the contracts is meant for advancing Aluminerie Alouette’s spent pot lining valorization technology, while the other is expected to develop a new valorization […]

Novelis Commissions New Roll Forming Development Line For R&D Into Automotive Aluminium

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis commissioned its new roll forming development line at its Automotive Customer Solution Center outside of Detroit, Michigan this week. Novelis says the new cutting-edge roll forming development line will allow the firm to conduct year-round, full-scope research and development on roll forming within its own plant. This gives the firm […]