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Norsk Hydro Announces Upgrades at Alunorte Refinery

Norsk Hydro Announces Upgrades at Alunorte Refinery

In an effort at shoring up its wastewater system at Alumina do Norte do Brasil S.A. (Alunorte) refinery in northern Brazil, Norsk Hydro A.S.A. said Friday that it is planning a NOK500-million (US$64.8 million) investment at the site for the purpose. According...


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 […]

Norsk Hydro Plans Restart of Second Production Line at Husnes Aluminium Smelter

Norsk Hydro A.S.A. announced on Thursday that the decision has been made to upgrade and restart the currently-idle second production line at Hydro Husnes in southwest Norway. Restarting the line, which was idled in 2009, will see the facility’s total aluminium output double. Hydro says that improvements they plan to make to the line prior […]

Arconic Deals Two Brazilian Extrusion Plants to Norsk Hydro for US$10 Million

Norwegian aluminium firm Norsk Hydro A.S.A. announced yesterday that its subsidiary Hydro Extruded Solutions AS has come to an agreement with U.S. value-added aluminium firm Arconic to purchase the latter’s twin aluminium extrusion plants in southern Brazil. Hydro said the US$10-million deal will enhance the firm’s operations in the country. The two plants, located in […]

Norsk Hydro Debuts Two New Low-Carbon Aluminium Products

In an effort at capturing a segment of the sustainable aluminium market, Norwegian aluminium firm Norsk Hydro A.S.A. introduced two new low-carbon aluminium products yesterday. The products, which are to be independently certified by DNV GL are Hydro 4.0, an aluminium product derived from plants powered by renewable hydropower and with a maximum content of […]