Innovation

Altech Reports Promising Results For Feasibility Study Of Alumina Coating Plant In Germany

Altech Reports Promising Results For Feasibility Study Of Alumina Coating Plant In Germany

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. released promising results from its Preliminary Feasibility Study (PFS) of a 10 thousand metric tons per annum silicon/graphite alumina coating plant in Saxony, Germany this week, predicting a rate of return of 40 percent for the project....

Events

ABx Breaks Ground At Alcore’s Fluorine Pilot Plant In New South Wales

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) said this week that its subsidiary ALCORE Limited began construction of the pilot plant in New South Wales where it will begin the process of recovering fluorine from aluminium smelter waste. The pilot plant will be built to specifications established in the fall that will use excess bath from aluminium smelters […]

Rusal And KUMZ Begin Commercial Production Of New Aluminium-Scandium Alloy

Russian aluminium giant UC Rusal announced this week the launch of several new products in conjunction with KUMZ made from grade 1581 aluminium-magnesium-scandium alloy, including rolled and pressed semi-finished products. Rusal is producing the new aluminium alloy products at its Krasnoyarsk aluminium smelter via a system organized by KUMZ. Krasnoyarsk is producing these plate and […]

ABx Aluminium Fluoride Extraction Method Shown To Be Commercially Viable

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) announced this week that process flow sheet modeling has shown that its plan to use aluminium smelter waste to produce aluminium fluoride (AlF3) is commercially viable. The firm said that modeling of a 10 thousand metric ton per year aluminium fluoride production plant using dross, which consists of aluminium oxide, aluminium […]

Mitilineos Developing New Methods For Scandium Production From Bauxite

Greek energy company Mitilineos announced last week its plan to enhance the use of its more economical method for extracting rare earth elements like scandium from bauxite ore. Mitilineos will be developing the new methods for scandium extraction from bauxite ore as part of its participation in the European Union’s SCALE Project of Horizon 2020. […]