aluminum ore

aluminum ore

[ə′lüm·ə·nəm ′ȯr]
(geology)
A natural material from which aluminum may be economically extracted.
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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.
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.
Not only does the shipping of soda and sparkling water emit large amounts of greenhouse gases, but mining aluminum ore and producing petroleum-based plastic are energy intensive and environmentally destructive processes.
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.
But in view of the recent stable supply situation for aluminum ore in the world market, the company saw few problems selling the stake, they said.
Recycling aluminum scrap saves nearly 95% of the energy needed for primary refining of aluminum ore (bauxite).