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Hydro Begins New Bauxite Mining Front At Paragominas With BRL590 MM Capital Investment

Hydro Begins New Bauxite Mining Front At Paragominas With BRL590 MM Capital Investment

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA announced a planned BRL590 million (US$110.7 million) investment in its Miltônia 5 (M5) project at Paragominas bauxite mine in Brazil. Noting the significant positive contribution the Paragominas bauxite mine has provided the local community, Hydro says...

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Hydro Rein To Collaborate With Green Investment Group On Brazilian Solar/Wind Power Project

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA’s subsidiary Hydro Rein has signed an agreement with Macquarie Asset Management’s Green Investment Group (GIG) to build a 586 MW combined wind and solar project called Feijão in northeastern Brazil. Per the firm, the project will power Hydro’s Paragominas bauxite mine and Alunorte alumina refinery, ultimately weaning both plants […]

Norsk Hydro Restarts Albras Liquid Aluminium Potline After February Power Outage

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA has restarted operations at Albras Alumínio Brasileiro S.A. aluminium smelting plant in Brazil. The plant briefly closed about 75 percent of its production due to a power outage in the region in mid-February. Three of the plant’s four total potlines remained in production throughout the power outage. However, Line […]