Technology

Rusal Signs Agreement with Tiocomposite To Develop Specialty Concrete Using Red Mud

Rusal Signs Agreement with Tiocomposite To Develop Specialty Concrete Using Red Mud

Russian Federation aluminium major U.C. Rusal announced yesterday the signing of a memorandum with state-run technology firm Tiocomposite to commence testing of the production of sulfur polymer concrete utilizing waste product generated in the refining of alumina. The deal announced yesterday represents...

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Altech Finalizes Johor HPA Plant Layout

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. announced yesterday that it has finalized the design for its high-purity alumina (HPA) plant that is soon to be built in Johor, Malaysia. Per the company’s press release, the site’s design is the product of data collected during a recent geotechnical survey and consultations among EPC contractor SMS group GmbH, […]

Quebec Firm Develops Autonomous Vehicle Specially Designed For Aluminium Smelters

Quebec’s construction and manufacturing equipment maker Mecfor revealed last week a revolutionary new vehicle designed for autonomously navigating the rigorous and varied conditions found in the aluminium production industry. Mecfor’s vehicle, named AGV TEAM, is guided in an automated fashion, and built with the ability to navigate in situations unique to aluminium smelters, including heavy […]

Alba Commissions State-of-the-Art Batch Homogenizer in Casthouse 3

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) announced last week the commissioning of a high-tech batch homogenizer for use in production of specialized billet at its Casthouse 3. The homogenizer, which was provided by SMS group’s Hertwich Engineering as part of the Alba Casthouse 3 Batch Homogenizing Extension Project, will be used for heat treatment of 6xxx, 1xxx […]