Aluminium-scandium alloy

Rio Tinto’s Quebec Plant Produces North America’s First High Purity Scandium Oxide

Rio Tinto’s Quebec Plant Produces North America’s First High Purity Scandium Oxide

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group’s affiliate Rio Tinto Fer et Titane (RTFT) delivered the initial batch of high purity scandium oxide for commercial sale at the Sorel-Tracy plant in Quebec this week. The Sorel-Tracy plant will become the first plant in...


Gränges Partners with Nevada Firm on Trials of Scandium-Aluminium Alloys

Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB revealed yesterday the signing of a letter of intent with United States firm Scandium International Mining Corp. to form a partnership to explore the use of scandium-aluminium alloys in heat exchanger applications. According to Scandium International, the firm will contribute samples of scandium-aluminium alloys to Gränges, who will test […]

American Firms Produce Initial Castings of Aluminium-Scandium Alloy

A duo of American alloys firms announced this week the successful production of a handful of aluminium-scandium alloy ingots at a private lab in Massachusetts. Indiana’s IBC Advanced Alloys and NioCorp Developments Ltd. of Nebraska teamed up on the project to produce the aluminium-alloy ingots, which were poured at IBC’s lab in Wilmington, Massachusetts. According […]

UK’s Metalysis Enters Partnership to Develop Aluminium-Scandium Alloys

British metal powders research and development firm Metalysis announced a new joint R&D program with an unnamed international partner to develop a high-value aluminium-scandium alloy. According to the announcement last week, Metalysis’ electrochemical technology will provide scandium-rich feedstock for master-alloy production. Aluminium-scandium alloys are preferred by industry buyers seeking strong but lightweight metals, such as […]