Vale's dam failure will not influence decision on Alunorte, sources say

By IM Staff
Published: Thursday, 31 January 2019

Norsk Hydro's Alunorte alumina refinery in Brazil is waiting for approval to resume full production.

By Alice Mason and Renato Rostás

The disaster caused by Vale’s dam rupturing in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais has no connection to the issue surrounding Norsk Hydro’s alumina refinery Alunorte and will probably not stall its return to 100% capacity, market observers told Fastmarkets during the week. ...

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