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Rio Tinto Begins Scandium Oxide Production At Quebec Plant

Rio Tinto Begins Scandium Oxide Production At Quebec Plant

Anglo-Australian metals mining giant Rio Tinto Group said last week it is beginning to produce high-quality scandium oxide for use in aluminium alloys at its Rio Tinto Fer et Titane (RTFT) plant in Quebec. Rio Tinto said the US$6-million project came in...

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Rusal America To House Aluminium Additive Manufacturing Powder Business At Pittsburgh Tech Center

Anglo-Russian energy firm En+ Group plc’s United States subsidiary Rusal America announced earlier this week its partnership with additive manufacturing center Neighborhood 91, which will be the home of Rusal America’s new aluminium additive manufacturing powder business. Rusal America announced the beginning of its aluminium additive manufacturing powder segment in January this year. The firm […]

Altech Achieves “Breakthrough” In Successful Coating Of Silicon With Alumina

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. announced earlier this week the successful application of alumina nano particles on silicon particles using proprietary technology developed for use on anodes in lithium-ion batteries. The firm points out that this follows an announcement late last year that it had been successful in coating graphite particles with a similar layer […]

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. […]