Alumina do Norte do Brasil S.A.

Brazilian Court Weighing Lifting Production Embargoes At Alunorte

Brazilian Court Weighing Lifting Production Embargoes At Alunorte

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA said on Friday that its alumina subsidiary Alumina do Norte do Brasil S.A. (Alunorte) and the Ministério Público participated in a hearing at the Federal Court in Belem regarding the ongoing production embargoes at the site,...

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Mandatory Cuts at Alunorte Mar Norsk Hydro’s Positive Numbers in Q1

Though Norsk Hydro A.S.A. returned higher overall numbers for the first quarter, the mandated capacity cut at Alumina do Norte do Brasil S.A. (Alunorte) meant the firm will likely miss its cost-cutting target for the year. Hydro reported a first-quarter revenue total of NOK39.970 billion, a 74-percent improvement year-on-year. Earnings before financial items and tax […]

U.S. Sanctions and Brazilian Flooding May Pose Dire Situation for Aluminium Market: Hydro’s Brandtzæg

Thanks to the United States government’s sanctions upon the world’s second-biggest aluminium producer and mandated production cuts at his own company’s operations, the head of Norsk Hydro says that the global aluminium market may soon find itself mired in significant supply shortage. Hydro’s President and CEO Svein Richard Brandtzæg said as much in an interview […]

Pair of Independent Investigations Find No Pollution by Alunorte

Norsk Hydro A.S.A. reported the findings of two reviews of the ongoing situation at Alumina do Norte do Brasil S.A.’s (Alunorte) refining plant, both of which confirm the company’s contention that the plant released no toxins during a flooding event several weeks ago. The two reports, of which one was a review by an internal […]

Hydro Challenges State Tests Finding Heavy Metal Pollution at Alunorte Alumina Refinery

Though immediately challenged by Norsk Hydro, a Brazilian federal government study says that the waters in the vicinity of Alumina do Norte do Brasil S.A.’s (Alunorte) refining plant show elevated levels of heavy metals. In comments to domestic media Wednesday, public health researcher Marcelo Lima of Brazil’s Health Ministry organ Evandro Chagas Institute said that […]