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

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...

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Norsk Hydro Announces Successful Test Of Energy Saving Aluminium Smelting Tech

Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA announced last week the successful verification of its new proprietary energy-saving primary aluminium technology at Technology Pilot at Karmøy, Norway. Per the firm, HAL4e is capable of producing primary aluminium using up to 15 percent less energy than the industry average. The two-year pilot program at Karmøy intended to […]

EGA Inks Agreement With INALUM For Technical Assistance On Upgrades To North Sumatra Aluminium Smelter

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) announced on Tuesday an agreement with PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminium (INALUM) to supply technological assistance as INALUM upgrades its aluminium smelter in North Sumatra. The firm will upgrade INALUM’s existing technology from almost 40 years ago, they said. The 18-month project is intended to boost the plant’s aluminium output by 20 […]

Gränges To Purchase Remaining Interest In GETEK From Erbslöh For €8.5 Million

Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB said yesterday it has agreed to buy the remaining 49-percent interest in aluminium billet producer GETEK GmbH from German firm Erbslöh Aluminium GmbH for €8.5 million (US$10.1 million). Per Gränges, GETEK’s addition to its portfolio will help it grow its market share in the aluminium sector by introducing it […]

Recycled Aluminium Energy Storage Firm To Establish Site In Abu Dhabi

A Swedish firm that utilizes recycled aluminium to store power has inked a deal with an Abu Dhabi renewable energy company and a local university to build a renewable energy storage site in Masdar City. Azelio said earlier this week that the partnership with Masdar and Khalifa University will complete the installation of the verification […]

Rusal Completes Emissions Upgrade At Krasnoyarsk Aluminium Smelter

Russian Federation aluminium giant UC Rusal said yesterday that the Krasnoyarsk Aluminium Smelter (KrAZ) has completed the transition to emissions-reducing EcoSoderberg technology. Per Rusal, the technology utilizes a design that traps exhaust fumes from the production process, which, along with the optimized anode paste composition, seals off a high degree of tarry materials along the […]