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Australian Mines' Sconi scandium oxide verified for phase ...

Australian Mines' Sconi scandium oxide verified for phase II scandium alloy development The oxide has met all the requirements for use in an aluminium-scandium feedstock to support master alloy ...

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Scandium International Initiates Pilot-scale Program for ...

Reno, Nevada--(Newsfile Corp. - March 5, 2018) - Scandium International Mining Corp. (TSX: SCY) ("Scandium International" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has initiated a pilot scale program at the Alcereco Inc. metallurgical research facilities in Kingston, Ontario, to confirm and refine previous work on the manufacture of aluminum-scandium 2% master alloy (MA).

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Could Australia benefit from 'wonder metal' scandium?

8/23/2016· Set to begin construction in 2017, the life of the mine is 21 years and Canada's Scandium International Mining Corp is majority owner with an 80% stake. Its main rival to be the first ever scandium-focused mine is the Syerston project in New South Wales, an $80m, open -cut project operation also set to start construction next yearin 2017.

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Scandium International Enters into MOU ... - Mining Frontier

3/2/2017· Scandium International Mining Corp is pleased to announce it has signed a MOU with Weston Aluminium Pty Ltd of Chatswood, NSW, Australia. The MOU defines a cooperative commercial alliance to jointly develop the capability to manufacture aluminum-scandium master alloy ("Master Alloy").

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Scandium International Mining Corp - Sales and Marketing ...

Scandium International Mining is pleased to announce that it has both revised and renewed an existing scandium product offtake sales agreement entered into in 2015 with Alcereco Inc., a private ...

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Rio Tinto considers move into large-scale scandium ...

Previously, the high costs associated with scandium have deterred its use. But both of Rio Tinto's scandium oxide and master alloy streams have low production costs and require minimal capital investment because there are no direct mining costs, they use existing metallurgical plants and have no impact on the main process flow.

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An innovative process for extracting scandium from ...

Utilizing the results, an empirical model was built to optimize the process for maximizing scandium concentration. Under the optimum conditions, scandium was successfully concentrated in the slag phase >14 times compared with that in the feed material, while at the same time a high-grade ferronickel alloy …

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DE60007882T2 - Aluminum magnesium scandium alloys with ...

Addition alloy for treatment of cast iron AU2016218269B2 (en) 2015-02-11: 2019-10-03: Scandium International Mining Corporation: Scandium-containing master alloys and methods for making the same RU2618956C1 (en) * 2016-02-09: 2017-05-11: Юлия Алексеевна Щепочкина: Ligatura for …

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Rio Tinto cracks scandium extraction from waste - MINING.COM

5/27/2020· Rio Tinto has developed a way to extract high-purity scandium oxide from waste at its titanium dioxide production facilities in Quebec. The company has been using the new process…

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Metal More Common in Moon Rocks Could Transform Planes and ...

10/24/2018· The big problem has been a lack of supply. This is being improved by the arrival of new mines that'll yield scandium as part of the process of producing the cobalt and nickel needed for …

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Metallurgical processes for scandium recovery from various ...

Metallurgical processes for scandium recovery from various resources are reviewed. Scandium is mainly recovered as by-product from residues, tailings and waste liquors in the production of other ...

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US20140174908A1 - Scandium-aluminum alloy sputtering ...

US20140174908A1 US14/194,022 US201414194022A US2014174908A1 US 20140174908 A1 US20140174908 A1 US 20140174908A1 US 201414194022 A US201414194022 A US 201414194022A US 2014174908 A1 US2014174908 A1 US 2014174908A1 Authority US United States Prior art keywords scandium sputtering target aluminum alloy method aluminum Prior art date 2011-03-29 Legal status …

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Scandium International Enters into MOU with Weston ...

3/2/2017· The process for making scandium Master Alloy is generally known, although efficiencies vary widely in practice. While numerous entities make and sell a variety of aluminum master alloys globally, very few have established the capability or the access to scandium, to make Al-Sc Master Alloy …

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Rio Tinto Develops Method For Production Of Aluminium-Strengthening Scandium From Titanium Oxide Refining Waste Jun. 1, 2020 - Staff Anglo-Australian mining behemoth Rio Tinto said last week it has identified a process to extract scandium from mining waste for ...

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Imperial engages M.Plan on Crater Lake scandium ...

Imperial Mining Group Ltd has announced that M.Plan International Ltd, has been engaged to undertake Phase 2 metallurgical test work on the Crater Lake Project scandium mineralisation from the recently-discovered TG Zone.

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Scandium International Mining Corp: SCY Completes Program ...

The Nyngan mine scandium output will change the scale of Al-Sc2% master alloy manufactured, globally, and the Company can utilize that scale advantage to effectively minimize the manufacture cost ...

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NioCorp Announces Success in Producing Aluminum-Scandium ...

8/7/2019· CENTENNIAL, Colo. (August 7, 2019) – NioCorp Developments Ltd. ("NioCorp" or the "Company") (TSX: NB; OTCQX: NIOBF) is pleased to announce the successful production of an Aluminum-Scandium ("AlSc") master alloy using a metallurgical process that helps to prove out a commercial pathway to potential production of the master alloy.

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Scandium International Initiates Pilot-scale Program for ...

Scandium International Initiates Pilot-scale Program for Scandium Master Alloy Production and Files for Us Patent Protection on Process Reno, Nevada--(Newsfile Corp. - March 5, 2018) - Scandium ...

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SCANDIUM INTERNATIONAL MINING : Management's Discussion ...

Master Alloy Capability Demonstrated: On February 24, 2020 the Company announced the completion of a three year, three stage program to demonstrate the capability to manufacture aluminum-scandium master alloy (Al-Sc2%), from scandium oxide, using a patent pending melt process involving aluminothermic reactions.

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Scandium - Wikipedia

Scandium is a chemical element with the symbol Sc and atomic number 21. A silvery-white metallic d-block element, it has historically been classified as a rare-earth element, together with yttrium and the lanthanides.It was discovered in 1879 by spectral analysis of the minerals euxenite and gadolinite from Scandinavia.. Scandium is present in most of the deposits of rare-earth and uranium ...

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Metallurgical processes for scandium recovery from various ...

The smelting high-scandium magnesium alloy consists of 86% Mg and 14% Sc. Scandium is contained in the salty wastes or metallic dross in high content from the smelting process. The average composition of the Mg–Sc alloy dross was 64–77% Mg, 12–23% Sc and l–1.6% Fe.

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Rio Tinto reveals breakthrough scandium extraction from ...

5/28/2020· Rio Tinto has uncovered a new method to recover high-purity scandium oxide using waste from the production of titanium dioxide at its production facilities in Canada.

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10-Q: SCANDIUM INTERNATIONAL MINING CORP. - MarketWatch

11/14/2018· 10-Q: SCANDIUM INTERNATIONAL MINING CORP. ... flow sheet test work on the planned process for scandium recovery. ... the production of aluminum-scandium master alloy using impure scandium oxide ...

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The Properties and Application of Scandium-Reinforced Aluminum

scandium mine in operation in the world. The mine has a proven minable scandium reserve of 7.58 million t of ore grading at 1.5 g/t of scandium, likely to yield 907,185 t of final Al-Sc product. Initial mining and processing of the complex ore and refining of scandium concentrates have resulted in the Al-Sc master alloy.

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