Noranda to expand non-met alumina output

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Monday, 04 July 2016

The bankrupt aluminium producer is switching a sizeable amount of its output towards non-metallurgical applications, including flame retardants and water treatment, as part of its strategy to return to profitability.

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Noranda shut its aluminium smelter in Missouri in March. (Source: Noranda Aluminium)

US-based aluminium manufacturer Noranda Aluminium is increasing production of non-metallurgical alumina grades as it seeks to return to profitability following its bankruptcy proceedings, the company told IM.

The producer is aiming to expand output of alumina for non-met...

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