Power outage at Hydro’s Paragominas bauxite mine reduces alumina output at Alunorte

By IM Staff
Published: Monday, 22 June 2020

Production at Hydro’s Paragomias bauxite mine, in the state of Pará in northern Brazil, has been temporarily halted due to a power outage, the producer said on Monday June 22.

By Alice Mason

Three power transmission towers overturned on June 20, cutting the power supply to the mine, the company said.

The Paragominas mine delivers bauxite to the Alunorte alumina refinery in Barcarena via a 244-kilometer pipeline. 

This means alumina production at Alunorte during this period will be reduced...

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