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Norsk Hydro Says Aluminium Plant In Slovakia In Trouble Without Help With CO2 Tax

Norsk Hydro Says Aluminium Plant In Slovakia In Trouble Without Help With CO2 Tax

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA said yesterday that it may be forced to close its jointly-owned aluminium plant in Slovakia if the country’s government does not provide it assistance via its carbon-compensation system. The plant, which is 55.3 percent owned by...

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Norsk Hydro Makes List Of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies In 2022

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA was included in this year’s list of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies. Hydro made the list as one of only three Scandinavian countries, joining Denmark’s shipping company Maersk and Swedish automotive manufacturer Volvo. Hilde Merete Aasheim, Hydro President and CEO, credited the firm’s global workforce in achieving the ranking […]

Hydro’s Slovalko Aluminium Smelter To Cut Capacity By 35 Thousand MTPA

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA announced this week that it will make deeper cuts to production at its primary aluminium plant in Slovakia due to sustained high prices for electricity. Slovalko’s board of directors made the decision to reduce production to 60 percent of the plant’s nameplate capacity as it estimated that the high […]

Norsk Hydro To Invest NOK60 MM At Årdal Aluminium Smelter

Norway aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA announced this week NOK60 million (US$6.6 million) in improvements to Årdal aluminium smelter’s electrolysis cells aimed at improving efficiency, safety, and profitability at the plant. The firm said in a press release that improvements at the plant would commence next spring and will include upgrades to the next-generation cell […]

Norsk Hydro Plans NOK750 MM Upgrade To Sunndal Aluminium Smelter

Norwegian aluminium firm Norsk Hydro ASA announced this week its plans to invest NOK750 million (US$82.4 million) at its Sunndal plant’s capacity for low-carbon aluminium. Hydro said the investment would come in the form of replacing and upgrading its high-voltage rectifier system, installing new service cranes, and electrifying certain operating vehicles at the plant. The […]

Norsk Hydro Plans New Aluminium Recycling Plant For Southwest Michigan

Norwegian aluminium firm Norsk Hydro ASA announced this week its intention to build a state-of-the-art aluminium recycling plant in Cassopolis, Michigan. The plant is expected to have a nameplate capacity of 120 thousand metric tons of recycled aluminium per annum and employ around 70 workers. Hydro says the plant will produce its low-carbon CIRCAL line […]