Innovation

After Eight-Year Journey, Altech Awarded Patent For Kaolin To High-Purity Alumina Process

After Eight-Year Journey, Altech Awarded Patent For Kaolin To High-Purity Alumina Process

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. said yesterday that it has received a long-awaited patent for its unique process for producing high-purity alumina (HPA) from kaolin. Per Altech, the patent, which is for “A Method for the Preparation of Alumina,” covers the company’s...

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ABx’s ALCORE Ltd. Acquires Sufficient Funding To Begin Aluminium Fluoride Project

Australian Bauxite Limited’s (ABx) wholly-owned subsidiary ALCORE Limited has acquired sufficient funding to commence with Stage 1 of its project to refine bauxite ore into aluminium fluoride (AlF3). Per ABx’s press release on the matter, ALCORE began construction at the site in New South Wales at the first of the month as per the project’s […]

Altech To Raise A$20 MM As Construction At Johor Alumina Plant Begins

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. announced yesterday the launch of two share offerings that are expected to raise A$20 million to complete engineering and begin construction of the firm’s high-purity alumina (HPA) plant in Johor, Malaysia. Per the company’s announcement, Altech has received around A$17 million in share placements for an offering of shares at […]

EGA Inks Partnership Deal With American University of Sharjah To Cooperate In Soil Improvement Research

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) yesterday announced an agreement with the American University of Sharjah to begin research into the development of organic waste to mix with bauxite residue for use in improving soil for better plant growth. Per the firm, the two-year, AED630,000 (US$171,545) project will have scientists at the university’s engineering college will […]

Chrysler Researchers Develop New Aluminium-Copper Alloy For High-Temperature Applications

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. announced this week the development of a new aluminium alloy for use in engine building that tolerates heat levels higher than existing commercially-available alloys. Developed in collaboration with Oak Ridge National Laboratory and casting supplier Nemak, the alloy was developed to address a need for increased compression ratios which, in a […]