Innovation

ALCORE Commissions Trio Of New Lab Reactors For Production Of Aluminium Fluoride

ALCORE Commissions Trio Of New Lab Reactors For Production Of Aluminium Fluoride

Australian Bauxite Limited’s (ABx) subsidiary ALCORE Limited announced this week the commissioning of a trio of laboratory reactors at its technology center in New South Wales to aid it in the production of aluminium fluoride from aluminium smelter waste. Per the firm,...

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Rio Tinto To Collaborate With Canada Tech Firm Geomega On US$4 MM Bauxite Residue Project

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group announced this week a US$1.2 million investment in Quebec mining technology firm Geomega Resources Inc.’s US$4 million project aimed at sustainable valorization of bauxite residue. The project will be conducted by Geomega’s wholly-owned subsidiary Innord Inc. The Ministère de l’Économie et de l’Innovation will provide US$300,000 towards the project, […]

Century’s Nordural Aluminium Smelter To Receive Innovative New Carbon-Capture System

American primary aluminium producer Century Aluminum Company announced this week the signing of a letter of intent between its subsidiary Nordural Grundartangi ehf and green technology firm Ocean GeoLoop on a project to cut the aluminium smelter’s carbon emissions. Nordural will have installed at the plant GeoLoop’s carbon capture system, which promises to collect the […]

Rusal Debuts New 5xxx Aluminium Alloy

Russian aluminium giant UC Rusal announced this week the development of a new 5xxx aluminium alloy intended for anodizing applications. The 5005A aluminium alloy has begun mass production at Bratsk Aluminium Smelter (BrAZ), and Rusal’s Technical Directorate has already conducted a general assessment of the alloy. Rusal’s new aluminum alloy has the advantage of readily […]

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 […]