Hydro’s Alunorte suspends 100% of operations

By IM Staff
Published: Wednesday, 03 October 2018

The alumina refinery has halted all operations, having maintained 50% production since March.

By Alice Mason

Hydro is preparing for a full curtailment of operations at its alumina refinery in Brazil, the company announced today.

Alunorte has been running at 50% production since March, following embargoes from Brazilian authorities. 

"Due to the embargo, Alunorte has been forced to operate only deposit area...

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