SESSION 8: PRODUCTION & OPERATIONS

Time: 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Date: 13 November 2018

Synopsis

  • R&D breakthroughs in production, productivity and cost improvements
  • The impact of global energy and other input costs on aluminium production
  • Operational resilience

Moderator:  Justin Hughes, Head of Aluminium Raw Materials, CRU

11:00 – 11:12

Optimized flow within a smelter – How to improve

Olaf Wigstol, Chief Operations Officer, Qatar Aluminium Limited (Qatalum)

11:24 – 11:36 Carbon to make anodes (calcined petroleum coke (CPC) and green petroleum coke (GPC)) – input costs for primary aluminium production

  • Impact of global energy on the CPC & GPC supply (critical raw materials in the production of primary aluminium)
  • Impact of proposed carbon-free aluminium smelting technologies on CPC & GPC used as raw materials in the production of primary aluminium

Alisa Allen, Senior Consultant – Calcined Petroleum Coke (CPC) Services, Jacobs Consultancy

 

Speaker

  • Olaf Wigstol Chief Operations Officer - Qatar Aluminium Limited (Qatalum)
  • Stephan Broek Director Light Metals - Hatch
  • Alisa Allen Senior Consultant - Calcined Petroleum Coke (CPC) Services - Jacobs Consultancy

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