Metso Outotec wins NALCO bauxite grinding contract

Metso Outotec wins NALCO bauxite grinding contract

Metso Outotec will supply two ball mills with a capacity of 434 tph each

Plant

01 JULY 2021
Rio looks to hydrogen to replace gas in aluminium

Rio looks to hydrogen to replace gas in aluminium

Refinery previously used conventional gas-powered combustion

Plant

16 JUNE 2021
Australia takes first step towards green aluminum

Australia takes first step towards green aluminum

MVR unit will have a 3 megawatt capacity and be completely powered by solar and wind generated elect...

En+ Group produces world's lowest carbon aluminium

En+ Group produces world's lowest carbon aluminium

Company confirms its milestone with a product purity of more than 99%

Sustainability

13 APRIL 2021
Rio Tinto agrees power deal for Iceland smelter

Rio Tinto agrees power deal for Iceland smelter

Contract still specifies the sale of 390 MegaWatts or 3.416 GWh per year and expires in 2036

Plant

16 FEBRUARY 2021
FYI's alumina pilot performs better than expected

FYI's alumina pilot performs better than expected

HPA samples from the trial will be sent to EAG Laboratories in New York.

Plant

11 FEBRUARY 2021
Rio Tinto launches sustainable aluminium label

Rio Tinto launches sustainable aluminium label

Companies that use this aluminium can use labels to highlight their carbon-free commitment.

Supply chain management

05 FEBRUARY 2021
RUSAL and Mingtai partner on low-carbon project

RUSAL and Mingtai partner on low-carbon project

ALLOW has an average carbon footprint of 2.4 tonnes of CO2.

Plant

19 JANUARY 2021
Rio Tinto NZ smelter keeps lights on until end-2024

Rio Tinto NZ smelter keeps lights on until end-2024

Rio Tinto in 2020 flagged planned closure due to high transmission costs.

Power / Remote power

14 JANUARY 2021
Pilot plant trial success

Pilot plant trial success

Alcoa has its eye on FYI's processing flowsheet design to produce high purity, high quality HPA.

Plant

23 DECEMBER 2020
Ultromex wins Rio Tinto slag waste contract

Ultromex wins Rio Tinto slag waste contract

Technology enables aluminium smelters to treat and recycle their own salt slag wastes.

Sustainability

17 NOVEMBER 2020
Rusal installs automated cleaning system at KhAZ

Rusal installs automated cleaning system at KhAZ

The automated 'Treatment of aluminum in Crucible' (TAC) system cost about US$2.7 million.

Plant

09 NOVEMBER 2020