Norsk Hydro

Hydro Halts Production At Paragominas Bauxite Mine For Pipeline Repairs

Hydro Halts Production At Paragominas Bauxite Mine For Pipeline Repairs

Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA said yesterday it has halted the flow of bauxite ore through the pipeline out of Mineração Paragominas to the Alumina do Norte do Brasil refinery for an extended period of maintenance. The move has resulted in...

Norsk Hydro Says Production Up But Sales Down In April And May Thanks To COVID-19

Noting the unique situation in which the global economy has found itself in recent months, Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA updated investors as to production volumes for the past two months, detailing a more or less increase in production but showing a steep decline in sales over the period. Per the firm, production volumes […]

Egil Hogna To Depart Norsk Hydro Upon Successor’s Appointment

Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA announced yesterday the departure of executive vice president Egil Hogna at the end of the year. The Oslo native joined Hydro upon its full acquisition of Sapa Group in 2017, becoming the head of its Extruded Solutions business group. Hogna said he would remain in office until either his […]

Blaze At Albras Halts Aluminium Smelting At One Of Four Potlines

An electrical fire late last week at Norsk Hydro’s Albras Alumínio Brasileiro S.A.’s (Albras) in Brazil has shut down one of the plant’s four production lines, and the firm has yet to reveal a timetable for the resumption of smelting on the line. Hydro says the fire started for as-yet-undetermined reasons on Friday morning local […]

Sales Of Low-Carbon Aluminium Expected To Double In 2020: Norsk Hydro

Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA forecasts a doubling in the sales of its low-carbon aluminium over the course of the coming year, with even greater gains beyond that. Such was the message delivered by a company executive who spoke with Reuters last week. In an interview with the news outlet, Hydro’s Extruded Solutions head […]