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Norsk Hydro Names Silvio Porto EVP of Bauxite and Alumina

Norsk Hydro Names Silvio Porto EVP of Bauxite and Alumina

Norsk Hydro announced yesterday that Silvio Porto has been appointed the new Executive Vice President Bauxite and Alumina and has been added as a member of Hydro’s Corporate Management Board. The nomination took effect yesterday as well. Porto, who is a native...

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Norsk Hydro Announces New Long-Term Power Contract for Neuss Plant

Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products GmbH, a fully-owned subsidiary of Norwegian aluminium company Norsk Hydro ASA, announced yesterday that it has secured a long-term power contract for its aluminium plant in Neuss, Germany. The contract with Swiss energy company Axpo Trading AG is for 1.3 TWh (150 MW) annually in the five year period from 2021 […]

Global FRP and extrusion aluminium outlook

Global demand for flat rolled and extruded aluminium products is expected to rise by 5-6% CAGR between 2016 and 2020, mostly due to increased demand from the transportation sector. This is the general expectation held by the major aluminium fabricators based on latest research and forecasts. During the same period, demand from construction will remain […]

Norsk Hydro Opens €45 million Recycling Plant in Western Germany

Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company Norsk Hydro ASA announced on Tuesday that it will be opening a €45 million (US$51.32 million) recycling facility in Germany. The plant, in North Rhine-Westphalia’s far western city of Neuss, is expected to recycle up to 50,000 metric tons per annum. As Europeans are using 30 billion cans per […]

A way of optimism lifts metal prices

Base metal prices surged in February after the lowest start of the year since the global financial crisis in 2009, as a way of optimism prevailed among investors on stronger than expected U.S. economic data. Both aluminium and copper prices reached the highest levels for the previous three months, with aluminium LME cash price for […]