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Synonyms for alumina

any of various forms of aluminum oxide occurring naturally as corundum

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Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA), which is equally-owned by Mubadala Investment Company and the Investment Corporation of Dubai has signed a three-year alumina supply agreement with Vinacomin, a Vietnamese state-owned firm.
Ma'aden is currently the only operational alumina refinery in the Middle East.
With overall completion of the project currently at 37%, the Al Taweelah alumina refinery is currently one of the largest industrial construction sites in the UAE, with 5,900 people working on site.
The aluminum smelter at Ras Al Khair on Saudi Arabia's east coast produced its first hot metal in December 2012 and processed imported alumina while waiting for the alumina refinery to come into production.
The Commission's preliminary investigation found that the proposed transaction would lead to a large combined market share on the market for white fused alumina for refractory and for abrasive applications (including its sub-segment bubble alumina).
The term "chemical alumina" refers collectively to alumina and aluminum hydroxide for applications other than aluminum smelting, produced through the Bayer process*.
Bio-Clean only said that Kyrgyz Alumina will acquire this firm through the exchange of shares, but did not reveal the value of the transaction.
Moss is a qualified Electrical Engineer from the University of Western Australia and spent 15 years with Alcoa working in the Darling Range of Western Australia: initially as Willowdale mine manager and subsequently at the Wagerup and Pinjarra alumina refineries where he oversaw the commissioning of the 600,000 tonne Pinjarra alumina refinery expansion project completed in 2006.
It is expected that alumina nanoparticles may be used to optimize desired flow and post-cure mechanical properties for a repair resin.
19 April 2011 - S&P on Monday raised by one notch to BBB its corporate credit and senior unsecured debt ratings on Australian miner Alumina Ltd (ASX:AWC) citing an improvement in its credit metrics.
The most important limit for using alumina in industry is its fragility and its low toughness.
Antam Tbk (Antam), of Indonesia, have agreed to start building a chemical alumina plant in West Kalimantan, Indonesia, as from January 2011.
The island's one-time largest alumina producer, Alumina Partners of Jamaica, closed a year ago and laid off more than 1,000 workers.
Process for Producing Laminated Sheet Comprising Alumina Fiber Precursor: No.
Alumina trihydrates for use as flame-retardant and smoke-suppressant fillers in rubber and plastics.