Australia

Metro Mining To Restart Operations At Bauxite Hills In Mid-April

Metro Mining To Restart Operations At Bauxite Hills In Mid-April

Australia’s Metro Mining Ltd. announced yesterday the resumption of operations at its Bauxite Hills Mine this month upon the conclusion of northern Australia’s wet season. The firm said operations at the site would begin again on 19 April, putting back to work...

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Altech Announces Successful Test Of High-Purity Alumina Coating Technology

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. announced yesterday the completion of the first phase of battery performance testing of graphite particles coated with its high-purity alumina (HPA) via its proprietary coating technology. Altech says the tests involved a control group of uncoated standard anode-grade graphite particles and a separate group of graphite particles coated with HPA. […]

FYI And Alcoa Of Australia Report Better Than Expected High-Purity Alumina Results

Australian resource firm FYI Resources Ltd. and Alcoa of Australia disclosed results of their ongoing collaboration to produce high-purity alumina last week, noting better-than-expected results from the joint venture. According to a statement released by FYI, the testing produced alumina with a purity of 99.998 percent. The result was better than expected, noted the firm. […]

ABx Test Results At Binjour And Fingal Show Easily Soluble Rare Earth Elements

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) reported on 15 months of testing earlier this week to determine the prevalence of rare earth elements (REE) in its various bauxite mining projects. Per the firm, clays at its Binjour project contained soluble REE, and other such soluble REE was identified in other areas under its control in Eastern Australia. […]

Altech Reports Successful Testing Of High-Purity Alumina Coating On Lithium-Ion Battery Anodes

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. announced yesterday that it has begun battery performance testing of graphite particles coated with high-purity alumina via the company’s proprietary coating technology. Per the firm, the process applies a uniform layer of high-purity alumina approximately 2 nm thick onto graphite particles that are in turn used as anodes in batteries. […]

Lindian Screening Tests At Gaoual Significantly Reduce Silicon Dioxide In Bauxite Ore

Australian mineral exploration firm Lindian Resources Limited announced earlier this week the completion of screening test work at its Gaoual High Grade Conglomerate Bauxite Project in Guinea, West Africa. The firm says testing at the Bouba Conglomerate Bauxite Plate within the Gaoual Project showed that screening of the bauxite ore at the site eliminated a […]