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Cornell Researchers Develop Aluminium Anode Battery Capable Of 10,000 Error-Free Charging Cycles

Cornell Researchers Develop Aluminium Anode Battery Capable Of 10,000 Error-Free Charging Cycles

Researchers at Cornell University in New York have developed a new method for incorporating aluminium in zinc-anode batteries that will produce rechargeable batteries that can be used for up to 10 thousand error-free cycles. A team led by Lynden Archer, the Joseph...

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Altech Announces Successful Test Of High-Purity Alumina Coating Technology

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. announced yesterday the completion of the first phase of battery performance testing of graphite particles coated with its high-purity alumina (HPA) via its proprietary coating technology. Altech says the tests involved a control group of uncoated standard anode-grade graphite particles and a separate group of graphite particles coated with HPA. […]

Constellium Meets With US Congressional Delegation To Promote Aluminium Usage In Space Program

Representatives of European value-added aluminium firm Constellium NV met with several United States legislators recently to lobby for the aluminium industry and its continued inclusion in the U.S. space program. Among the legislators Constellium’s representatives met with were Senator Shelley Moore Capito, Senator Joe Manchin, Representative Carol Miller, and Representative David McKinley from West Virginia. […]

EGA Fires Up Cutting-Edge Gas Turbine At Jebel Ali

A joint venture between Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) and Mubadala and Dubal Holding spun up a new gas turbine for the first time at the site of its under-construction power plant at the Jebel Ali operations. The power plant, which will be operated by JA Power & Water Co, started the Siemens Energy H-class gas […]

EGA Completes Refurbishment At Al-Taweelah Aluminium Smelter’s Potline 3

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) completed a major refurbishment of its Potline 3 at the Al-Taweelah aluminium smelter, having relined the reduction cells after several years of use. According to the firm, the over 400 reduction cells were also augmented with new steel collector bars with copper inserts, which are intended to improve performance at the […]

Altech Reports Successful Testing Of High-Purity Alumina Coating On Lithium-Ion Battery Anodes

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. announced yesterday that it has begun battery performance testing of graphite particles coated with high-purity alumina via the company’s proprietary coating technology. Per the firm, the process applies a uniform layer of high-purity alumina approximately 2 nm thick onto graphite particles that are in turn used as anodes in batteries. […]