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

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...

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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 […]

Alba Becomes Second Mideast Smelter To Win Certification Under Aluminium Stewardship Initiative Performance Standard

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced earlier this week that prominent Middle East smelter Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. has been certified under the ASI Performance Standard. The new certification by ASI covers Alba’s aluminium smelter as well as its calciner. Activities covered by the certification include production and marketing of primary aluminium from alumina, calcinations of […]

GFG Alliance Groups Aluminium Assets Into Paris-Based Firm ALVANCE

Sanjeev Gupta’s GFG Alliance announced on Monday its decision to gather its aluminium assets into one Paris-based firm named ALVANCE Aluminium Group (ALVANCE). The announcement by the privately-held metals conglomerate is following through on an announcement it made last fall that its steel assets would soon be merged in anticipation of a listing on a […]

China Releases New Standards For Imported Aluminium Scrap

The long-awaited new standards on imported scrap aluminium and copper were published by the government of the People’s Republic of China on Sunday. The new standards, which will go into effect on July 1, place the minimum aluminium and aluminium alloy content at 100 percent for recycled aluminium ingot, 98 percent for aluminium castings, and […]