Innovation

Indian Professor Develops New Process For Small-Scale Production Of Aluminium Ingot Using Recycled Scrap

Indian Professor Develops New Process For Small-Scale Production Of Aluminium Ingot Using Recycled Scrap

A researcher in India has developed a method for recycling scrap aluminium that allows small plants to produce graded-quality aluminium ingots with enhanced metallurgical and mechanical properties. Though details are sparse, the method, which was developed in a project entitled “Technology System...

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 innovative method for refining aluminous clay into HPA by using hydrochloric acid, crystallizing […]

Constellium’s New Aluminium Alloy Product Line Boasts 15 Percent Better Flatness Than Industry Standards

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. debuted a new aluminium alloy product line late last week that features improved characteristics than previously-available mill finish plate. The new line, christened Alplan Beyond Precision, is Constellium’s answer to industrial requirements for high value-add solutions. The line boasts specialty rolled aluminium plates with advanced mechanical properties, […]

The Great Comeback of EVs

In an era of rapid expansion of electric vehicles (EVs), not many people know that more than 100 years ago, at the beginning of the 20th century, EVs commanded 30% of the automobile market. Actually, during the first decades of the century, EVs dominated U.S. roads, before innovations improved motor vehicles and significantly reduced costs […]

ABx Subsidiary’s Aluminum Fluoride Technology To Be Licensed Globally

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) announced to the market yesterday that its wholly-owned subsidiary ALCORE Limited will have the rights to employ ALCORE technology throughout the world. In a press release issued yesterday, ABx said that the technology, which is used in producing aluminium fluoride (AlF3), will be available to ALCORE for utilization as it builds […]

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 […]