Noranda to double non-met alumina capacity in restructuring

By Myles McCormick
Published: Wednesday, 10 February 2016

The US aluminium producer is seeking to reroute the alumina it produces to speciality non-metallurgical markets as it idles its smelter as part of a bankruptcy filing submitted this week.

Tennessee, US-based aluminium producer, Noranda Aluminium Holding Corp. is set to double its non-metallic alumina capacity as part of restructuring operations under a bankruptcy filing made earlier this week.

Noranda will increase its production capability from around 200,000 tpa to 400,000 tpa non-metallurgical grade alumina at its refinery in Gramercy, Louisiana from...

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