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Smelter waste wanted

AUSTRALIAN Bauxite’s 87%-owned subsidiary Alcore has started building a pilot plant at its research centre on New South Wales’ Central Coast to recover fluorine from excess bath, an aluminium smelter waste.

 Alcore HQ in NSW

Alcore HQ in NSW

While the International Aluminium Institute forecasts the amount of excess bath to increase in coming years Alcore appears to be the only company actively developing a process to transform the excess bath...

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