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Alcoa Plans US$51 MM In Capacity Upgrade At Mosjøen Aluminium Smelter

Alcoa Plans US$51 MM In Capacity Upgrade At Mosjøen Aluminium Smelter

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced this week a plan to invest US$51 million at its Mosjøen aluminium smelter in Norway that will boost production capacity at the plant by 14 thousand metric tons per annum. Alcoa says the improvements to boost...


International Aluminium Institute Issues Update To Red Mud Sustainable Use Guidelines

The International Aluminium Institute issued a revision to its published guidelines for sustainably managing bauxite residue or “red mud,” updating its Bauxite Residue Management Best Practice first published in 2015. The new guidelines, dubbed “Sustainable Bauxite Residue Management Guidance” fleshes out more of the lifecycle of red mud and how relevant parties can better handle […]

ASI Certifies World’s Longest-Running Aluminium Plant Under Sustainable Production Standard

Trade group Aluminium Stewardship Initiative announced this week the provisional certification of Alcoa’s Massena smelter, which is the longest continuously-operating aluminium facility on Earth, under its Performance Standard for sustainable aluminium production. Alcoa’s Massena plant has been in operation since 1902 and is fueled by hydropower. The plant has a nameplate capacity of about 360 […]

Alcoa Reports Record Net Income Of US$429 MM In 2021

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation released results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2021 last week. Strong pricing of alumina and aluminium coupled by steady operational performance helped the firm set records in 2021. In the fourth quarter, Alcoa turned in its best quarterly revenue since 2018, reporting US$3.3 billion, up by 7 […]

Alcoa To Curtail Aluminium Production At San Ciprián Until 2024

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced this week that it has come to an agreement with the labor force at San Ciprián aluminium smelter in Spain on a two-year closure of the plant in response to the jump in the cost of powering the plant in recent months and years. Per the firm, the plant […]

Alcoa Unveils Roadmap To Sustainable Aluminium

Aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced this week a technological plan that it hopes will lead the aluminium industry into more sustainably producing the metal in the future. The firm says its “technological roadmap” are capable of not only moving the aluminium industry into wider sustainability, but are also economically beneficial in the coming low-carbon future. […]