Innovation

Altech Lodges Patent With Australian Government For Process Of Alumina Coating In Lithium-Ion Batteries

Altech Lodges Patent With Australian Government For Process Of Alumina Coating In Lithium-Ion Batteries

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. said this week that it has lodged a patent with the Australian government for its unique process for alumina-containing coating. The firm said it entered the verification phase of its method for coating graphite particles with alumina...

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Norsk Hydro To Increase Hydrogen Power Use At Norwegian Plants

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA said last week that it is exploring opportunities to develop its hydrogen facilities in order to offer renewable energy sources to third parties as well as enhancing its capabilities for producing low-carbon aluminium. Hysdro’s president and CEO Hilde Merete Aasheim said in a press release that the opportunity for […]

GM Testing Out New Tech For Aluminium-Based EV Batteries

American automaker General Motors Co said last week that it is testing out a variety of new technologies to cut costs of electric vehicles, including increasing the use of aluminium and aluminium alloys. While speaking to an investor conference on Wednesday, GM President Mark Reuss said the firm continues to explore various technology solutions for […]

Altech Achieves “Breakthrough” In Successful Coating Of Silicon With Alumina

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. announced earlier this week the successful application of alumina nano particles on silicon particles using proprietary technology developed for use on anodes in lithium-ion batteries. The firm points out that this follows an announcement late last year that it had been successful in coating graphite particles with a similar layer […]