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Australian Government Reveals Investigation Into Imported Chinese Aluminium Micro-Extrusions

Australian Government Reveals Investigation Into Imported Chinese Aluminium Micro-Extrusions

The Australian government initiated an anti-dumping investigation into the imports of Chinese aluminium earlier this year, a move that some experts say has only added fuel to the fire of tension between the two countries. According to the records of the Australian...

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Altech Projects Growing Market For High-Purity Alumina As Lithium-Ion Batteries Gain Popularity

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. released a report yesterday detailing the firm’s expectations regarding the use of high-purity alumina (HPA) in next-generation lithium-ion batteries, which it says is likely only to increase in the coming years. The report begins by explaining the mechanics of a lithium-ion battery, which essentially consists of an anode, a cathode, […]

Alcoa’s Bauxite And Alumina Operations In Western Australia Earn ASI Certification

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced earlier this week the certification of Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation’s bauxite mines and alumina refineries in Western Australia against ASI’s Performance Standard. This week’s certification includes Alcoa’s bauxite mines at Huntly and Willowdale as well as its alumina refineries at Kwinana, Pinjarra, and Wagerup. Fiona Solomon, Chief Executive […]

Altech High-Purity Alumina Plant In Malaysia Aims For Spring Completion

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. updated investors regarding the progress of construction at its high-purity alumina plant in Johor, Malaysia. According to the firm, construction at the site is expected to conclude this spring. Altech began construction of the electrical substation last fall, and work on the installation is currently ahead of schedule. At present […]

ABx Names CSIRO Senior Principal Researcher As ALCORE Interim General Manager

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) announced yesterday the appointment of Dr. Mark Cooksey, Ph.D., as Alcore’s General Manager. Cooksey’s appointment is for a six-month term commencing February 1. ABx says Cooksey arrives at Alcore after being granted a leave by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). He’s a veteran of the aluminium industry of […]

Altech Completes Test Drilling Project At Kerrigan

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. said yesterday it has completed all 27 air core holes of the drilling program at the Kerrigan project in Western Australia. According to the firm, the 27 air core holes covered a total depth of 765 meters. Each hole was drilled vertically to an average depth of 28 meters. Samples […]