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ALCORE Ltd. Completes Stage 1 Aluminium Fluoride Lab In NSW

ALCORE Ltd. Completes Stage 1 Aluminium Fluoride Lab In NSW

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) announced the acquisition by its subsidiary ALCORE Limited of the necessary equipment to produce test samples as well as the completion of construction of its Stage 1 Core Laboratory, both of which milestones it reached ahead of schedule...

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Pure Alumina Ltd. Distributes First HPA Samples To Potential Buyers

The high-purity alumina (HPA) market will soon have a new player, as Australian firm Pure Alumina Limited last week distributed samples from the undeveloped Yenden project to potential customers for assessment. Distribution of samples to potential buyers, which the firm says was requested by several interested parties during recent marketing forays through Asia and the […]

Metro Mining Plans Expansion At Bauxite Hills To Keep Pace With Demand

In an effort to reach rising customer demand, Australia’s Metro Mining Ltd. announced yesterday a slate of new initiatives they say will boost bauxite ore production in the coming year. The initiative, which is to kick off in the opening quarter of next year, are largely tied to the Stage 2 expansion of the Bauxite […]

Altech Finalizes Johor HPA Plant Layout

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. announced yesterday that it has finalized the design for its high-purity alumina (HPA) plant that is soon to be built in Johor, Malaysia. Per the company’s press release, the site’s design is the product of data collected during a recent geotechnical survey and consultations among EPC contractor SMS group GmbH, […]

Maintenance Issues Hamper Production At South32 Alumina And Aluminium Facilities, But Production Forecasts Remain Unchanged

Australian metals miner South32 Limited released production results for the first quarter of FY 2019 yesterday, reporting lower outputs at both alumina and aluminium operations, but drops not sufficient to adjust yearly production estimates. In the just-ended quarter, South32 refined 1,159 thousand metric tons of alumina, off by 11 percent from the preceding quarter. Worsley […]

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 […]