Hydro to restart Alunorte at 50% capacity after Brazil reverses technology embargo

By IM Staff
Published: Monday, 08 October 2018

The Alunorte alumina refinery will resume operations on the authorization of the Brazilian government.

By Archie Hunter

Norsk Hydro will restart alumina production at its Alunorte facility after Brazil's environmental ministry reversed an earlier decision and will now allow the company to utilize new technology to profitably process bauxite residues at the unit, it said on Saturday October 6.

Hydro was granted an "exceptional...

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