Technology

Norsk Hydro To Partner With Equinor And Scatec On US$430 MM Solar Power Project In Brazil

Norsk Hydro To Partner With Equinor And Scatec On US$430 MM Solar Power Project In Brazil

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA’s subsidiary Hydro Rein is partnering with renewable energy firms Equinor and Scatec to build a solar power project that will provide power to the world’s biggest alumina refinery in Brazil. Hydro has signed a 20-year agreement...

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ALCORE Receives A$7.5 MM Grant From Government To Build Aluminium Smelter Bath Recycling Plant In Tasmania

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) said this week that it’s subsidiary ALCORE Limited has received a grant of A$7.5 million from the Australian Government’s Modern Manufacturing Initiative towards its A$16.4-million aluminium smelter bath recycling plant in Bell Bay, Tasmania. ABx says the proposed plant will be the first site in the world to recycle aluminium smelter […]

Alcoa Completes New Aluminium Recycling Furnace At Mosjøen Plant

Aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced this week the completion of a new aluminium recycling furnace at its plant in Mosjøen, Norway that utilizes power derived from renewable resources. Alcoa says this is the firm’s largest investment in recycling infrastructure to date. The new aluminium recycling furnace, which is a collaboration between Alcoa and German metals […]

Aluminium Bahrain To Use EtaPRO Technology To Boost Power Stations’ Performance

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) announced last week that it has chosen to work with EtaPRO LLC to enhance the thermal performance of its various aluminium production plants. Alba will use the EtaPRO system to establish a digital dashboard that measures the plant’s performance and degradation. The digital Industry 4.0 and artificial intelligence will be used […]

EGA And Ma’aden Extend Aluminium Technology Partnership

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) has extended its agreement with state-owned mining firm Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma’aden) to explore and maximize opportunities in the aluminium sector. This week’s agreement tacks on to the end of a 2018 Memorandum of Understanding to coordinate on the development of aluminium smelting technology, including technology that will reduce […]