Alcoa to close idled Point Comfort alumina refinery
Published: Tuesday, 17 December 2019
Alcoa Corp will permanently close its idled Point Comfort alumina refinery in the US state of Texas, the company announced on Monday December 16.
"While this decision is difficult because of the long
history of operations in Point Comfort, we must eliminate
unprofitable capacity and continue to improve our Company for
the long term," Alcoa president and chief executive officer Roy
The facility, which has 2.3 million metric tons of annual