Alcoa Collaborates To Extract Critical Minerals And Rare Earths From Bauxite Residue

Aligned with their commitment to advance sustainably, Alcoa is collaborating with Australian-based Alumtek Minerals and ChemCentre to further develop technology to extract usable materials from bauxite residue – a by-product of the alumina refining process.

The technology will target critical minerals and rare earths that have a range of highly technological applications in sectors including renewable energy, aerospace, defense, automotive (particularly electric vehicles), telecommunications and agriculture.

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