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Vedanta To Deploy GE’s Digital Smelter Technology At Jharsuguda Aluminium Smelter

Vedanta To Deploy GE’s Digital Smelter Technology At Jharsuguda Aluminium Smelter

London-based metals miner Vedanta Ltd. and American multinational conglomerate General Electric Company (GE) jointly announced yesterday that they have agreed to place GE’s digital smelter technology in Vedanta’s Jharsuguda smelter in an effort at improving the site’s productivity and efficiency. The partnership...

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Rusal To Invest ₽500 Million In Program To Fund 11 Civic Improvement Projects Throughout Russia

Russian Federation aluminium behemoth U.C. Rusal will invest ₽500 million (US$7.9 million) to support eleven infrastructure and recreational programs throughout Russia. Rusal chose the eleven projects as part of a competition last year in which over two dozen urban projects were evaluated by company representatives, subject matter experts, and online poll participants. Almost 20 thousand […]

Alcoa Recognized As Aluminium Industry Sustainability Leader By S&P Global

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced earlier this week that it has been named the aluminium industry’s top performer by S&P Global in the just-released Sustainability Yearbook 2020. S&P Global utilizes SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment to determine its yearly rankings, which is a metric used by other such indices, including Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI). […]

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, […]

Alba Sells Record High 1.3 Million Metric Tons Of Aluminium In 2019

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. set a record last year for aluminium sales volume, moving over 1.3 million metric tons of aluminium in 2019. According to a press release, Alba’s aluminium sales volume rose by one-third over the prior year, reaching a total of 1,350,326 metric tons and establishing a new high-water mark for the firm. Alba’s […]

Cutting Edge Siemens Gas Turbine Installed At EGA Power Project

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) last week announced the successful transport from port and installation of the biggest gas turbine in the United Arab Emirates into its under-construction power block. The firm said in a statement that the Siemens H-class gas turbine was transported from its location at the Jebel Ali port about 10 miles […]