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Norsk Hydro And Brazilian Government Ink Agreements Over Resumption Of Full Production At Alunorte Alumina Refinery

Norsk Hydro And Brazilian Government Ink Agreements Over Resumption Of Full Production At Alunorte Alumina Refinery

Norsk Hydro has reached an agreement with the relevant Brazilian state and federal government bodies to resume production at the world’s biggest alumina refinery. Hydro announced that the plan to ramp back up operations at Alunorte in the state of Pará, which...

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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) […]

Norsk Hydro Alerts Bauxite Customers of Supply Problems from Brazilian Mine

Norsk Hydro ASA yesterday issued a notice of force majeure to buyers of its bauxite, as a lack of water in the area has prevented Brazilian miner Mineração Rio do Norte (MRN) from delivering sufficient levels of ore to cover its contractual obligations. The firm advised bauxite customers that a drought in the region has […]

Norsk Hydro Inks Agreement to Pursue Use of LNG at Brazil’s Alunorte Refinery

Norsk Hydro and the Brazilian state of Pará have entered into a Letter of Intent, and Hydro and Shell Brasil Petróleo LTDA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, both of which are aimed at transitioning the fuel supply for the Alunorte aluminium smelter from fuel oil to liquefied natural gas (LNG). The Letter of Intent […]