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Power Restored To Paragominas And Alunorte After Tower Collapse

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...

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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 […]

Production Resumes At World’s Biggest Alumina Refinery In Brazil: Norsk Hydro

Norwegian aluminium giant Norsk Hydro ASA said on Saturday that power has been restored to Mineração Paragominas S.A. (Paragominas bauxite mine), allowing a return to normal production levels at Alumina do Norte do Brasil S.A. (Alunorte alumina refinery). Return to production at Paragominas came ten days after power was cut to the mine. Hydro confirmed […]

Power Outage Leads To Production Stoppage At Paragominas, Reduction At Alunorte

Norwegian aluminium giant Norsk Hydro ASA announced on Thursday a power outage in Brazil affecting the firm’s bauxite mine and alumina refinery in the state of Pará. According to Hydro’s press release, a transmission tower toppled on Wednesday, cutting power to Mineração Paragominas S.A. Though no injuries were reported, the mishap has temporarily halted production […]