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Hydro Inks Deal For LNG Supply To Alunorte Alumina Refinery

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...


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and Renewable Natural Resources (Instituto Brasileiro do Meio Ambiente e dos Recursos Naturais Renováveis, or IBAMA) rescinded the embargo […]

Pará Government Grants Norsk Hydro Permission To Resume 50-Percent Production At Alunorte

Just days after the Brazilian federal government gave Norsk Hydro the go-ahead to resume alumina production at the Alunorte refinery, the state environmental department acquiesced to the plant’s partial reopening under its supervision. On Monday, the Pará Secretary of State for Environment and Sustainability (SEMAS) signed off on Hydro’s petition to utilize the press filter […]