Mark Cooksey

Australian Bauxite Says Test Results Promising For Ionic Adsorption Clay At Deep Leads Project

Australian Bauxite Says Test Results Promising For Ionic Adsorption Clay At Deep Leads Project

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) said this week that it has confirmed via testing the presence of ionic adsorption clay (IAC) at its Deep Leads project. The firm said in a statement that a dozen desorption tests on samples of rare earth elements...

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ABx Breaks Ground At Alcore’s Fluorine Pilot Plant In New South Wales

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) said this week that its subsidiary ALCORE Limited began construction of the pilot plant in New South Wales where it will begin the process of recovering fluorine from aluminium smelter waste. The pilot plant will be built to specifications established in the fall that will use excess bath from aluminium smelters […]

ABx Aluminium Fluoride Extraction Method Shown To Be Commercially Viable

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) announced this week that process flow sheet modeling has shown that its plan to use aluminium smelter waste to produce aluminium fluoride (AlF3) is commercially viable. The firm said that modeling of a 10 thousand metric ton per year aluminium fluoride production plant using dross, which consists of aluminium oxide, aluminium […]

Alcore Produces Aluminium Fluoride From Dross In Proprietary One-Step Process

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) announced this week that its 87%-owned subsidiary ALCORE Limited (Alcore) used its proprietary technology to produce aluminium fluoride from pure dross. ABx notes the importance of this breakthrough, as the dross used contained a multitude of impurities. Alcore was able to distill aluminium fluoride from the dross in only a single […]

ABx Inks MoA with Japanese Firm Sojitz On Possible Aluminium Fluoride Production Partnership

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) said yesterday it’s subsidiary Alcore Limited has entered into an agreement with Japanese global trading company Sojitz Corporation to investigate potential partnership opportunities in the production and marketing of aluminium fluoride (AlF3). The two firms are attempting to position themselves to take advantage of a burgeoning market for AlF3, which is […]

ABx Names CSIRO Senior Principal Researcher As ALCORE Interim General Manager

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) announced yesterday the appointment of Dr. Mark Cooksey, Ph.D., as Alcore’s General Manager. Cooksey’s appointment is for a six-month term commencing February 1. ABx says Cooksey arrives at Alcore after being granted a leave by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). He’s a veteran of the aluminium industry of […]