high-purity alumina

Altech Raises First Steel On High-Purity Alumina Plant Site

Altech Raises First Steel On High-Purity Alumina Plant Site

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. reached another milestone in the construction of its high-purity alumina (HPA) plant in Johor with the raising of the first construction steel at the site. Following a South African custom known as Opstaan Yster, or “stand-up of...

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Site Preparation Begins For Altech’s High-Purity Alumina Plant In Western Malaysia

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. said yesterday that the firm’s Development Order for its high-purity alumina (HPA) plant in Malaysia has received all necessary approvals from the state, and the establishment works at the plant’s site have begun. Per Altech, activity currently ongoing at the site includes hoarding of the site; establishment of a site […]

Pure Alumina Ltd. Distributes First HPA Samples To Potential Buyers

The high-purity alumina (HPA) market will soon have a new player, as Australian firm Pure Alumina Limited last week distributed samples from the undeveloped Yenden project to potential customers for assessment. Distribution of samples to potential buyers, which the firm says was requested by several interested parties during recent marketing forays through Asia and the […]

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, […]

After Eight-Year Journey, Altech Awarded Patent For Kaolin To High-Purity Alumina Process

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. said yesterday that it has received a long-awaited patent for its unique process for producing high-purity alumina (HPA) from kaolin. Per Altech, the patent, which is for “A Method for the Preparation of Alumina,” covers the company’s innovative method for refining aluminous clay into HPA by using hydrochloric acid, crystallizing […]

ABx Announces Completion Of Design Phase In ALCORE Aluminium Fluoride Project

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) revealed yesterday that its wholly-owned subsidary ALCORE Limited recently completed the design phase of its Stage 1 project to produce aluminium fluoride (AlF3), putting it ahead of the firm’s original production schedule. Per ABx’s press release, ALCORE is now in the process of purchasing equipment for the project, which it expects […]