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Impurity Control throughout the Primary Aluminum Production Chain

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Guest Editor: David S. Wong
Co-Guest Editors: Hong Peng
Publication Date: April 2021
Keywords: Aluminum, Electrometallurgy, Hydrometallurgy, Pyrometallurgy
Scope: This topic covers the control of impurities (metallic and non-metallic) throughout the primary aluminum production chain, from bauxite to aluminum. Papers invited are those focusing on novel developments (underpinned by with new scientific and practical data) in managing detrimental and/or beneficial impurities in this value chain, including extraction and beneficiation of ores, alumina refining, electrode manufacturing and technologies, aluminum electrolytic reduction, and treatment prior to metal casting.