The rising demand for this “white gold” also shaped the performance of this year’s ALUMINIUM 2014 (7 – 9 October), which, after the successful move from Essen to Düsseldorf two years ago, once again drew record participation.
A leading player in the field of aluminium production, UC RUSAL has launched a pilot project at the Urals Aluminium Smelter (UAZ) to extract primary scandium concentrate from red mud.
Emirates Aluminium PJSC – EMAL started-up the last cell in the new 444-cell potline built during the EMAL Phase II project and designed to expand the smelters production capacity by 520000 t/a.
Sohar Aluminium (SA), Oman’s biggest non-hydrocarbon industrial venture, has approved plans for the implementation of a productivity optimisation project that will boost output by a significant 28000 t of primary aluminium annually.
Trimet Aluminium SE/DE has acquired two production plants in France from Rio Tinto Alcan.