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BAI Begins Construction Of Alumina Refinery In West Kalimantan

BAI Begins Construction Of Alumina Refinery In West Kalimantan

Construction at a new alumina refining plant in Indonesia commenced on Tuesday, as PT Alumina Borneo Indonesia (BAI) broke ground on its Smelter Grade Alumina Refinery (SGAR) in western Borneo. The first piling was planted virtually by Governor Sutarmidji of West Kalimantan...

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Norsk Hydro Announces Successful Test Of Energy Saving Aluminium Smelting Tech

Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA announced last week the successful verification of its new proprietary energy-saving primary aluminium technology at Technology Pilot at Karmøy, Norway. Per the firm, HAL4e is capable of producing primary aluminium using up to 15 percent less energy than the industry average. The two-year pilot program at Karmøy intended to […]

Rusal Wins Innovation Award For Dry Cleaning Gas System

Russian Federation aluminium giant UC Rusal announced last week its receipt of a national award for its dry cleaning gas system (DGCS) in operation at three of its aluminium smelters. Rusal received the Vernadsky National Environmental Award in the “Innovative eco-efficient technologies in industry and energy” category for the project, which was developed by a […]

Production At ERG’s Kazakhstan Aluminium Smelter Rose By 6 Percent In 2020

Eurasian Resources Group said this week that it greatly increased production of aluminium this year, as its Kazakhstan Aluminium Smelter JSC (KAS) sought to catch up with increased demand on the European continent. The Kazakhstan smelter has a designed capacity of 250 thousand metric tons per annum, but ERG says the plant surpassed that total […]

EGA Inks Agreement With INALUM For Technical Assistance On Upgrades To North Sumatra Aluminium Smelter

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) announced on Tuesday an agreement with PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminium (INALUM) to supply technological assistance as INALUM upgrades its aluminium smelter in North Sumatra. The firm will upgrade INALUM’s existing technology from almost 40 years ago, they said. The 18-month project is intended to boost the plant’s aluminium output by 20 […]

Alba’s Line 6 Expansion Project Named Best Of The Year By MEED Projects Awards

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) was named the GCC Industrial Project of the Year by the MEED Projects Awards earlier this week for its Line 6 Expansion Project. The MEED Project Awards are handed out to firms that demonstrate excellence in the Gulf region across several sectors, judging them on criteria including project delivery and operations, […]