Technology world first for Chinese alumina producer

Just ahead of the Automated Mineralogy conference in Australia and IM’s July issue special on the subject, China’s Chalco has become the world’s first alumina producer to adopt leading-edge automated mineralogy for research and development. With the installation of a QEMSCAN in the Zhengzhou Research Institute of Chalco (ZZRI), in Henan Province, Chalco is also the first Chinese organisation to use this technology. It will use the unit in company research and development programs focusing on bauxite and other base metals. (more…)

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