Orbite Technologies receives Australian patent for alumina processing kit

By Liz Gyekye
Published: Tuesday, 30 June 2015

The Canadian company, which has recently rebranded, is spreading its geographical tentacles as it receives a patent from Australia for its chloride technology which can be used to transform red mud into a high value mineral feedstock by extracting all the valuable constituents, including rare earths and alumina.

TSX-listed Orbite Technologies Inc. has been granted patents for chloride technology, used to manufacture alumina and various other products, from Australia’s intellectual property rights office, IP Australia.

The patent entitles Orbite to the exclusive use of this invention until 16 September 2032.

The new patent covers the manufacturing of...

This is a preview of the full article

Our market news and price data is reserved for registered users only.

Current customer? Login now

All of our industrial minerals price data and news is now available only through our new platform. Learn more about the intelligence we offer by visiting our Fastmarkets flagship website. If you are familiar with our reliable and trusted intelligence, fill out a request a quote form today to hear from our friendly sales staff who will create a custom license for you.


           



Interested in lithium prices? We now offer lithium prices and coverage free for reference. Click here to read all about it.

Interested in the wider electrification market?
Join our growing community of participants who want to learn more about electrification and how this market is developing.