Production steps

Aluminium production is a time-consuming and energy-intensive process. But once the aluminium is made, it can be recycled over and over without losing its superb qualities.

The production process includes many phases. Here is an overall view on the various steps, showing aluminium production way from mine to recycling:

Bauxite mining - Alumina production - Primary aluminium production - Semi-production - Product manufacture - Use phase - Recycling going back to Semi-production


Updated: October 3, 2016