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Hydro Challenges State Tests Finding Heavy Metal Pollution at Alunorte Alumina Refinery

Hydro Challenges State Tests Finding Heavy Metal Pollution at Alunorte Alumina Refinery

Though immediately challenged by Norsk Hydro, a Brazilian federal government study says that the waters in the vicinity of Alumina do Norte do Brasil S.A.’s (Alunorte) refining plant show elevated levels of heavy metals. In comments to domestic media Wednesday, public health...

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State Authorities Order Production Halved at Hydro Alunorte

The government of the northern Brazilian state of Pará has ordered Norsk Hydro to halve production at Alumina do Norte do Brasil S.A. (Alunorte) due to the company’s failure to reduce the water level at a bauxite residue deposit at the site. The Secretariat of Environment and Sustainability in the Brazilian state of Pará (SEMAS) […]

Friendly Aluminium, Alumina Markets Help Strengthen Norsk Hydro’s Q4 Numbers

Norwegian aluminium firm Norsk Hydro A.S.A. released financial results for the final quarter of 2017 on Friday. The firm’s numbers for the quarter showed marked improvement from the prior quarter thanks in large measure to a price rise in both alumina and aluminium prices. Hydro’s revenue for the quarter totaled NOK38.8 billion, up 70 percent […]

First Aluminium Smelted at Hydro’s Revolutionary Karmøy Technology Pilot

Norwegian aluminium firm Norsk Hydro A.S.A. announced the first production of primary aluminium at its high-efficiency Karmøy Technology Pilot plant yesterday. “We’re now producing aluminium in the technology pilot, and we are very excited that we can now start to use this technology at an industrial scale,” explained Hilde Merete Aasheim, Hydro’s Executive Vice President […]