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Norsk Hydro Restarts Hydro Husnes B Line After Standing Idle Over Ten Years

Norsk Hydro Restarts Hydro Husnes B Line After Standing Idle Over Ten Years

Last week Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA resumed aluminium production at its Hydro Husnes B line after standing idle for over a decade. Production restarted on Tuesday at the line, which was shut down in 2009 due to the global financial...

Norsk Hydro And Lyse Merge Hydropower Assets Into New Joint Partnership

Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA and compatriot industrial group Lyse announced earlier this week the formation of a joint hydropower company that will be the result of a merger of the two firms’ hydroelectric assets. The new company will operate under the name Lyse Kraft DA and feature an annual power production capacity of […]

Production Resumes At Paragominas Bauxite Mine After Scheduled Repairs

Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA said on Friday that it has resumed bauxite extraction activities at its operations in Brazil. With the resumption of mining activities at Mineração Paragominas, the firm said refining at the Alumina do Norte do Brasil refinery has been increased to accommodate the re-started supply pipeline. Hydro initially halted production […]

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 a stop in production at Paragominas and a reduction in output at Alunorte, […]

Hydro Studies Feasibility Of Replacing Steel With Aluminium In Suspension Bridges

Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA released a study late last week that examined the feasibility of replacing steel with aluminium in suspension bridges, noting that such a move would yield several advantages over current technology and techniques. Thomas B. Svendsen, Market Manager in Hydro Extruded Solutions, said the study looked at the use of […]

Power Restored To Paragominas And Alunorte After Tower Collapse

Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA said late last week that power has been restored to Mineração Paragominas, allowing production to ramp up to previous levels at both the mine and Alumina do Norte do Brasil’s alumina-refining operation. Hydro says it continues to work with local authorities to determine the cause of the power outage, […]