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Altech High-Purity Alumina Plant In Malaysia Aims For Spring Completion

Altech High-Purity Alumina Plant In Malaysia Aims For Spring Completion

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. updated investors regarding the progress of construction at its high-purity alumina plant in Johor, Malaysia. According to the firm, construction at the site is expected to conclude this spring. Altech began construction of the electrical substation last...

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Scientists Discover Flexible Alumina Glass

A Finnish researcher may have discovered a method for producing glass with alumina that is far more flexible than conventional glass. According to research published by Erkka Frankberg at Tampere University in Finland, conventional glass has not found a wider range of applications due to its highly brittle nature. Conventional glass is formed by rigid […]

EGA Begins New Round Of Research Collaboration With MIT

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) began a new phase in its ongoing research partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) last week. The partnership, which began five years ago, features an eight-week visit by MIT Master’s and Ph.D. students from the David H. Koch School of Chemical Engineering Practice to EGA’s plants at Jebel […]

European Researchers Develop Improved Cathode For Aluminium-Ion Batteries

European scientists announced last week a breakthrough in aluminium battery construction that they say will double their energy density while making their production significantly more environmentally friendly than ever before. Researchers from the Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, and the National Institute of Chemistry, Slovenia, investigated the current materials used in aluminium-ion batteries, which include […]

Nalco Debuts Custom Aluminium Alloy Designed For LED Production

In another move aimed at expanding its presence in the aluminium value-added market, Indian aluminium maker National Aluminium Company (Nalco) debuted a new aluminium alloy designed for use in the production of light-emitting diode (LED) lamp caps. The new aluminium alloy, christened Aluminium Alloy 1200 (AA 1200), is the product of significant research by the […]

ALCORE Produces Initial Batch Of Aluminium Fluoride At Research Facilities

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) said today its wholly-owned subsidiary ALCORE Limited has achieved the next major milestone on the road to commercial production and sale of aluminium fluoride (AlF3), namely the small-scale production of AlF3 at its research facilities. ABx says lab production of AlF3 represent several accomplishments important for commercial production. Firstly it demonstrates […]