Ormet’s idled Burnside alumina site to restart in weeks

By Jessica Roberts
Published: Friday, 28 October 2011

Extra alumina trihydrate capacity could be welcome source for tight market

US-based integrated aluminium producer Ormet Corp. plans to restart production at its idled Burnside, Louisiana refinery “within weeks”, according to chief executive Michael Tanchuk.

 

In May the group announced it had secured enough funding to resume production at the US facility, which was idled in 2006, where...

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