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Latest technology could reduce carbon emissions from aluminium production

by Futures Centre, May 11
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The Canadian Government and two of the world’s biggest aluminium producers, Alcoa and Rio Tinto, announced a “breakthrough” technology that would see the removal of carbon dioxide from the smelting process. The new process uses a proprietary material that was developed over decade ago, which is used in place of carbon, and releases oxygen during the smelting process instead of carbon dioxide.

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