Norsk Hydro aluminium

Rising Raw Material Costs And Stoppages At Alunorte Take Toll On Norsk Hydro’s Q1 Numbers

Rising Raw Material Costs And Stoppages At Alunorte Take Toll On Norsk Hydro’s Q1 Numbers

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA reported results for the first quarter of 2019 yesterday. The firm struggled in the quarter mainly due to a spike in raw materials costs, mandatory curtailments at Alunorte, and the cyber attack against it earlier this...


Norsk Hydro Calls Off US$345-MM Deal To Purchase ISAL From Rio Tinto

A February deal between Norwegian aluminium firm Norsk Hydro A.S.A. and Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group to buy Rio Tinto Iceland Ltd. (ISAL), a 53-percent stake in Dutch anode facility Aluminium & Chemie Rotterdam B.V. (Aluchemie) and a half interest in Swedish aluminium fluoride plant Alufluor AB (Alufluor) to for US$345 million is no […]

Alunorte, Paragominas, And Albras Outages Pummel Norsk Hydro’s Q2 Numbers

Norsk Hydro reported numbers for the second quarter on Tuesday. The firm’s numbers suffered thanks to outages at key plants and increased cost of raw materials, but losses were mitigated somewhat by a rise in metal prices and gains in downstream and energy businesses. In the second quarter this year, Hydro mined 1,348 thousand metric […]

Low-carbon Aluminium Boosts Industry’s Green Credentials

Global warming remains one of the leading critical global issues – emphasised in the last Paris accord and this month’s COP23 summit in Bonn. The carbon equivalent (CE), as a measure of how much CO2 is produced by any activity, is now accepted as a crucial major index of environmental performance, not least for the […]

Norsk Hydro’s Q4 Numbers Up Thanks to Improved Aluminium, Alumina Prices

Norway’s Norsk Hydro ASA released results for the fourth quarter and the full year of 2016 yesterday. The firm credits higher numbers for the quarter to higher prices for aluminium and alumina. Hydro’s revenue for the quarter was NOK21.250 million, up five percent quarter-on-quarter from the third quarter’s total of NOK20.174 million. Earnings before financial […]