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Alumina

Red Mud Disposal: The Ecological Concern of Alumina Refining

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The global primary Aluminium industry has been constantly reeling under pressure with accusations of environmental pollution and carbon emission. At every stage of aluminum production, starting from open cast Bauxite mining to caustic soda leach Bayer’s Alumina refining process to the fluoride fused salt electrolytic process of aluminium smelting; there are a large number of […]

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Bauxite

The Untapped Bauxite Potential in Africa: Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon and Sierra Leone

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At the last count, around 16% of the global bauxite production has been reported to have been produced by the African mining industry. The rich reserve of African bauxite mostly concentrated in Guinea, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon and Sierra Leone is, of late drawing considerable attention of the global alumina-aluminum industry. Ghana Ghana reports the 3rd […]

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Bauxite Mining in Africa

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It’s an irony that some of the poorest countries in the world posses richest bauxite reserves. Africa, though poorly explored as of date, does posses some of the richest reserves of Gibbsitic bauxite. The known reserves are mostly concentrated in Guinea, Ghana, Jamaica and Sierra Leone but there are vast areas lying between tropic of […]

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Power Subsidies and the Present Crisis in the Aluminium Industry

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It is a well-known fact that Aluminium smelting, which depends entirely on the fused salt electrolytic Hall-Heroult process is a bulk consumer of electrical energy. Electricity accounts for around 20 to 25 per cent of production costs of primary Aluminium. Industry experts and technologists have been constantly working towards improving the energy efficiency of the […]

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Sesa, Sterlite merger: a new growth chapter in Anil Agarwal’s Vedanta Resources

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Notwithstanding unfavorable economic conditions around, there is one company that is still projecting a positive picture in the metal market. The London Stock Exchange-listed, Anil Agarwal’s Vedanta Resources has given a sturdy outlook for commodity markets, despite low aluminium price, a weak Indian rupee and ever increasing cost of production. The company is working on […]

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