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Nalco Plans Establishment Of Technology Division

Nalco Plans Establishment Of Technology Division

India’s state-owned metals firm National Aluminium Company (Nalco) is planning to establish a new technology division in order to better position itself to take advantage of increasing demand from the country’s tech sector. In an interview with a domestic financial media outlet,...

Singapore Firm Granted Patent For New Aluminium-Copper Alloy Electroplating Process

Singaporean metals firm Nico Steel Holdings said Monday it has obtained a 20-year patent for a new process for electroplating an aluminium alloy with copper. The patent, which was granted by China’s National Intellectual Property Administration, is back-dated to June and covers a proprietary alloy product called NICO-CCU. Nico uses a proprietary alloy, dubbed NICO […]

Bauxite Mining SOP For Pahang Soon To Be Finalized: Natural Resources Minister

The regulations under which bauxite mining and export will be carried out in Pahang are now ready to be finalized, bringing miners one step closer to resuming bauxite ore extraction activities. Such was the announcement made by Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr. A. Xavier Jayakumar earlier this week. In a statement released on […]

Alba Sees Sales Volumes Rise By 21 Percent In Q2

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. released financial results for the second quarter and first half of 2019 on Sunday. Alba turned in a weaker than hoped performance in both periods due to tepid prices at the LME. The second quarter saw Alba post a total comprehensive loss of BD3.3 million (US$8.8 million), a reversal on the year […]