Latin America

Production Resumes At World’s Biggest Alumina Refinery In Brazil: Norsk Hydro

Production Resumes At World’s Biggest Alumina Refinery In Brazil: Norsk Hydro

Norwegian aluminium giant Norsk Hydro ASA said on Saturday that power has been restored to Mineração Paragominas S.A. (Paragominas bauxite mine), allowing a return to normal production levels at Alumina do Norte do Brasil S.A. (Alunorte alumina refinery). Return to production at...

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Aluminium Stewardship Initiative Certifies Companhia Brasileira de Alumínio Across Entire Value Chain

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) revealed on Friday the certification of several plants and facilities owned by Brazil’s Companhia Brasileira de Alumínio (CBA) against the ASI Performance Standard and Chain of Custody Standard. The facilities included in the certifications announced last week include a trio of bauxite mines in Minas Gerais, an alumina refinery, a […]

Brazilian Court Lifts Second Of Two Embargoes At Alunorte

Brazil’s federal court lifted the final embargo on the waste disposal unit at Alumina do Norte do Brasil S.A. (Alunorte) on Thursday, drawing to a close the 19-month production curtailment at the site and paving the way for the world’s most prolific alumina refinery to resume full production. Thursday’s action to remove the criminal suit’s […]

Trio Of Alcoa Plants Certified By Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation and the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced on Tuesday the certification of three of Alcoa’s plants, one each in the company’s three business units. Brazil’s Juruti bauxite mine and Alumar alumina refinery, along with the San Ciprián aluminium smelter in Spain, were all certified against ASI’s Performance Standard for responsible […]