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Rusal To Build Pilot Plant For Production Of Fine Precipitated Aluminium Hydroxide

Rusal To Build Pilot Plant For Production Of Fine Precipitated Aluminium Hydroxide

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal announced yesterday that it has readied construction on a ₽500 million (US$7.84 million) pilot plant at Achinsk Alumina Refinery (AGK) dedicated to the production of fine precipitated aluminium hydroxide (FPAH). Rusal says the pilot plant, which...

Constellium To Provide Aluminium Structural Components For BMW X Model SUV

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. revealed yesterday that it has been chosen as a supplier of aluminium structural components for BMW AG’s newest model, the BMW X Model Sports Activity Vehicles. The company’s contract for supply of aluminium structural components includes the Crash Management System on the X4 and X5, both of […]

UCLA Scientists Develop Welding Method For 7075 Aluminium Alloy

Researchers at a Southern California university announced earlier this week a breakthrough in welding technology that makes binding a popular aluminium alloy possible. A team from the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering says their new method for welding 7075 has overcome the limitation experienced up to now, namely the fact that heating of the metal […]

Site Preparation Begins For Altech’s High-Purity Alumina Plant In Western Malaysia

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. said yesterday that the firm’s Development Order for its high-purity alumina (HPA) plant in Malaysia has received all necessary approvals from the state, and the establishment works at the plant’s site have begun. Per Altech, activity currently ongoing at the site includes hoarding of the site; establishment of a site […]

EGA Joins UAE’s Open Labs Initiative

UAE aluminium smelter Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) has entered into an agreement with the Emirates Scientists Council (ESC) to allow access to EGA’s nine laboratories for scientific research purposes. The agreement is part of UAE’s Vice President and Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s “Open Labs” initiative, which is a campaign to […]

ALCORE Ltd. Completes Stage 1 Aluminium Fluoride Lab In NSW

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) announced the acquisition by its subsidiary ALCORE Limited of the necessary equipment to produce test samples as well as the completion of construction of its Stage 1 Core Laboratory, both of which milestones it reached ahead of schedule and under budget. Per the firm, construction of the laboratory began on July […]