Innovation

Novelis Partners With Sortera Alloys And Breakthrough Energy Ventures On AI Aluminium Scrap Sorting Technology

Novelis Partners With Sortera Alloys And Breakthrough Energy Ventures On AI Aluminium Scrap Sorting Technology

Fort Wayne, Indiana’s industrial scrap metal sorting and recycling firm Sortera Alloys, Inc. announced late last week US$10 million in funding from Novelis and Breakthrough Energy Ventures to develop new methods for sorting automotive aluminium alloys for end-of-life recycling. Sortera utilizes artificial...

Events

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 […]