Gramercy alumina refinery in US to restart this week after surviving Hurricane Ida
Published: Friday, 03 September 2021
Bauxite refining and alumina production will resume at New Day Aluminum's facility in Gramercy, Louisiana, in the United States, after operations were halted due to Hurricane Ida, major shareholder Concord Resources said on Thursday September 2.
By Alice Mason
The Gramercy facility is the only remaining alumina
refinery in the US.
"Alumina production at Gramercy went into a planned
curtailment on Sunday morning as part of preparations to safely
manage our site through the storm," Mark Hansen, chief
executive officer at commodity merchant Concord