aluminum ore

aluminum ore

[ə′lüm·ə·nəm ′ȯr]
(geology)
A natural material from which aluminum may be economically extracted.
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In the potlines, electrical current runs through aluminum ore (which arrives monthly from Australia), breaking molecular bonds and producing refined molten aluminum.
Both have dogged his efforts to revive the economy of Africa's main producer of the aluminum ore, bauxite.
Considering the fact that 77 percent of aluminum ore, 72 percent of iron ore and 44 percent of coal shipments to Korea are from Australia, the Korea-Australia FTA is expected to provide Korea with a stable supply of natural resources and boost bilateral cooperation in energy-related issues.
The country has no native aluminum ore, so the raw material for the plant has to be imported.
Guinea is the world's top exporter of the aluminum ore bauxite and multinational mining companies are wrestling over its lucrative iron ore resources, yet a third of the population of 10 million live in poverty.
Ironically these may include some of the richest areas, home to huge deposits of iron or aluminum ore.
Mitsui to spin off copper, aluminum ore sales business Nov.
Other commodities which should be taken into account are aluminum products, non-precious metals, construction machinery, corrugated iron products, minerals, aluminum ore and beef cattle.
Prior to this, IEC successfully demonstrated the superior capability of its membranes for removing humic acids from Bayer process liquor in aluminum ore processing.
The Aluminum Ore Mining industry in China consists of enterprises that mine bauxite, the principal ore of aluminum, and process raw materials such as washing and ore dressing.
The development comes in the wake of the success achieved by the Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Maaden) in increasing its production and imposing global competition in the production of aluminum ore, which is a fundamental nucleus in different means of transport, as well as everyday consumer products, such as foil, potsand cans.