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

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...


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. […]

Russian Maritime Register Of Shipping Adds Rusal’s Aluminium-Scandium Alloy

Russian aluminium titan UC Rusal announced earlier this week the inclusion of an aluminium-scandium alloy it developed into the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping. This month the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping made the decision to add Rusal’s aluminium-scandium alloy 1581 (Al-Mg-Sс) to its Rules for the Classification and Construction of Sea-Going Ships and the […]

Novelis And Georgia Tech Expand Partnership On Aluminium Innovation

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis announced this week the expansion of its partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) on the Novelis Innovation Hub. The partnership will explore new areas in materials and process research with an eye toward increased sustainability and zero-carbon production by mid-century. Novelis says the partnership will continue building […]