Gramercy alumina refinery in US to restart this week after surviving Hurricane Ida

By IM Staff
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 Resources,...

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