Rio Tinto investing $250M to extend life of Vaudreuil alumina refinery
Will include construction of a filtration plant and optimization at a site to manage bauxite residue.
Orbite, NRC to benchmark HPA in Li-ion batteries
NRC scientists will characterize various separator formulations.
Orbite awarded green chemistry award
Technology eliminates toxic red mud, but also retrieves rare earths and other valuable elements.
Orbite begins construction of HPA plant
Commercial production of high-purity alumina begins in Q1 of 2015.
Orbite, Veolia to recycle red mud from alumina production
They’ll recycle and remediate hard-to-treat bi-product of alumina production.