Alumina do Norte do Brasil S.A.

Norsk Hydro In Dutch Court Over Alleged Contamination From Alunorte Alumina Refinery

Norsk Hydro In Dutch Court Over Alleged Contamination From Alunorte Alumina Refinery

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA is facing civil charges in court that it allowed the world’s biggest aluminium smelter contaminate a nearby river in Brazil, harming thousands of indigenous families in the area. Plaintiffs in the Dutch suit say the pollution...

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Hydro Inks Deal For LNG Supply To Alunorte Alumina Refinery

Norwegian aluminium firm Norsk Hydro ASA announced last week the signing of a new, multi-year contract with New Fortress Energy (NFE) to deliver liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Hydro’s Alunorte alumina refinery in Brazil. The 15-year deal is part of Hydro’s project to switch the plant’s power generation to a source with a lower carbon […]

Alunorte Becomes World’s First Alumina Refinery Certified Under ISO 55001

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA announced this week that its alumina refinery in Brazil has become the world’s first to achieve ISO 55001 certification, bringing its total certifications for safety and responsible production to seven. Additionally, Alunorte Alumina Norte Brasil S.A. will also be listed among ISO’s Technical Committee Members, which is another first. […]

Brazilian Group Sues Norsk Hydro Over 2018 Alunorte Spill

Tens of thousands of Brazilian residents have joined in a class-action lawsuit against Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA for allegedly being harmed by a wastewater release in the state of Para three years ago. The suit is being brought on behalf of about 11,000 families of the Cainquiama – the Amazon Association of Mixed […]

Production Resumes At Paragominas Bauxite Mine After Scheduled Repairs

Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA said on Friday that it has resumed bauxite extraction activities at its operations in Brazil. With the resumption of mining activities at Mineração Paragominas, the firm said refining at the Alumina do Norte do Brasil refinery has been increased to accommodate the re-started supply pipeline. Hydro initially halted production […]