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Glencore To Buy 30 Percent Of Alunorte From Norsk Hydro For US$700 Million

Glencore To Buy 30 Percent Of Alunorte From Norsk Hydro For US$700 Million

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA announced this week that it will sell 30 percent of Alunorte alumina refinery and 5 percent of MRN bauxite mine to Swiss miner Glencore plc. Per Glencore, the consideration on the sale should be in the...


Power Cut To Alunorte Alumina Refinery Prompts Sharp Reduction In Output

Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA said yesterday that operations at Paragominas bauxite mine and Alunorte alumina refinery have been impacted due to a power outage occasioned by the toppling of a trio of power transmission towers in the area. Per the firm, work to repair the towers is currently underway, with an estimated repair […]

Full Production At Alunorte On The Horizon: Hydro CEO Brandtzæg

The world’s biggest alumina refinery may soon return to full production, though the process by which the plant achieves it is still uncertain. According to comments made on the sidelines of an industry conference earlier this week by Norsk Hydro ASA’s CEO Svein Richard Brandtzæg, the return to full operational capacity at Alumina do Norte […]

Aluminium Demand Growth Blunted By Sanctions In 2019: Hydro’s Brandtzæg

Though still on the rise, trade sanctions and tariffs are likely to throw up a roadblock to aluminium demand growth in the coming year. Such is the opinion of Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA as expressed in comments by President and CEO Svein Richard Brandtzæg earlier this week. During Hydro’s Capital Markets Day 2018, […]

Brazilian Environmental Agency Approves Use Of New Bauxite Residue Deposit Area At Alunorte

Norsk Hydro ASA is one step closer to resuming full production at the Alunorte alumina refinery after receiving authorization by the Brazilian federal environmental agency late last week. On Thursday the Brazilian Institute of the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (Instituto Brasileiro do Meio Ambiente e dos Recursos Naturais Renováveis, or IBAMA) rescinded the embargo […]