Articles Tagged with ''alumina''

Alcoa Reports Strong Fourth Quarter; Profit in Alumina Segment More than Doubles

Alcoa recently reported a jump in fourth quarter and full-year 2014 profits, culminating a year of significant transformation for the company.


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Ceramics Expo Draws Most Interest

An announcement regarding the all-new Ceramics Expo event drew the most reader interest last week.
This weekly roundup highlights the ceramic, glass, brick and related news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
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Ceramics to Benefit from Increasing U.S. Demand for Biocompatible Materials

U.S. demand for biocompatible materials is forecast to increase 4.9% annually to $5.6 billion in 2018.


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CoorsTek Finalizes Acquisition of Covalent Materials Corp.

CoorsTek recently announced that it has finalized its acquisition of Covalent Materials, a leading Japanese engineered ceramics manufacturer.


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Refinery at Ma’aden-Alcoa Joint Venture Produces First Alumina from Saudi Bauxite

The Saudi Arabian Mining Co. (Ma’aden) and Alcoa recently announced that the alumina refinery at their joint venture aluminum complex in Saudi Arabia has successfully produced its first alumina from Saudi Arabian bauxite.


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Raw & Manufactured Materials: 2015 Overview

The rebounding economy is offering multiple opportunities for many traditional and advanced ceramic materials.

U.S. and Canadian production of crude fused aluminum oxide and silicon carbide remained flat in 2013, at 10,000 t and 35,000 t, respectively. U.S. imports for consumption of fused aluminum oxide declined slightly (1.3%) to 228,000 t, while exports jumped 23% to 23,500 t.


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Inside CI: Materials Matter for Ceramic Manufacturers

We celebrate materials every year in our Materials Handbook!

 Raw materials are absolutely vital to ceramic, glass, refractories and brick manufacturers. They’re the starting point for all of the amazing products the industry produces, and that’s why we celebrate materials every year in our annual Materials Handbook issue.  


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Imerys Ball Clay and Kaolin Price Increase is Top News

Last week, readers were most interested in a price increase announcement from Imerys.
This weekly roundup highlights the ceramic, glass, brick and related news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
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ROSS: Powder Injection Mixer

Ross is offering a new high-efficiency charging hopper for its line of high-shear mixers with solids/liquid injection manifold (SLIM) technology.


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Alcoa Completes Sales of Upstream Bauxite and Alumina Assets

Alcoa recently announced that it has completed two previously-announced sales within its Global Primary Products portfolio.


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