John Thuestad

Norsk Hydro Signs MoU With New Fortress Energy For LNG Delivery To Alunorte Alumina Refinery

Norsk Hydro Signs MoU With New Fortress Energy For LNG Delivery To Alunorte Alumina Refinery

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA announced last week the signing of a memorandum of understanding with Brazilian firm New Fortress Energy (NFE) to provide liquefied natural gas to its Alumina do Norte do Brasil S.A. (Alunorte) alumina refinery. Per the firm,...

Events

Second And Final Production Embargo At Alunorte Lifted By Brazilian Court

The last remaining production embargo at Alumina do Norte do Brasil S.A. (Alunorte) is a thing of the past after the Brazilian federal court in Belem vacated it on Monday. Norsk Hydro made the announcement yesterday of the embargo’s end, noting that the criminal lawsuit from which it sprung still continues. Additionally, embargoes on use […]

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and Renewable Natural Resources (Instituto Brasileiro do Meio Ambiente e dos Recursos Naturais Renováveis, or IBAMA) rescinded the embargo […]