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Nalco And Midhani Link Up To Form Aluminium Alloy Joint Venture

Nalco And Midhani Link Up To Form Aluminium Alloy Joint Venture

Indian state-owned aluminium producer National Aluminium Company (Nalco) and Indian Defence Ministry’s Mishra Dhatu Nigam (Midhani) announced last week a new joint venture that will manufacture aluminium alloy plate and sheet. Nalco made the announcement last Thursday after the close of the...

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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 […]

Vedanta Pushes Alumina Production Cost To Record Low In Previous Quarter

Indian metals miner Vedanta Ltd produced alumina at the lowest cost in two years during the prior quarter, with the cost per metric ton falling by 17 percent to US$284. In an investor presentation prepared on the first quarter of fiscal year 2020, Vedanta said better bauxite sourcing from the government via Odisha Mining Corporation […]