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Hydro Granted Federal Permission To Operate Pump At Alunorte Disposal Pond, Averting Plant’s Closure

Hydro Granted Federal Permission To Operate Pump At Alunorte Disposal Pond, Averting Plant’s Closure

Mere days after Norsk Hydro’s announcement of the closure of its Alunorte alumina refinery, the Brazilian federal government granted the plant the authorization to operate the machinery necessary to utilize its only available bauxite residue area. On Friday the Brazilian Institute of...

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Norsk Hydro Expands Independent Review of Alunorte Alumina Refinery

Prompted at least in part by an infraction notice from the state government, Norsk Hydro A.S.A. announced yesterday that it is expanding the scope of the independent review currently being undertaken at Alumina do Norte do Brasil S.A. (Alunorte). In a press release issued yesterday, Hydro said that an infraction notice from Pará State Environment […]

Abal Sees Lower Aluminium Imports into Brazil This Year As Premiums Climb

Prices and demand for aluminium in Brazil are expected to rise in the coming year according to the experts interviewed by Metal Bulletin. However, the picture for exports of the metal isn’t quite as rosy. Brazil sent almost 300,000 metric tons of unwrought aluminium overseas through November last year, which is 9% higher year-on-year according […]

Norsk Hydro Announces Change in its Corporate Management Board

Norsk Hydro ASA announced yesterday that Executive Vice President and Head of Hydro’s business area Bauxite & Alumina Alberto Fabrini left the firm effective yesterday. He was replaced by Eivind Kallevik on an interim basis until Fabrini’s permanent successor is found. Fabrini joined Norsk Hydro in the autumn of 2013 after an eight-month stint as […]