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September 2018 | Aluminium Weekly Market Tracker

Hydro’s Alunorte signs agreements with Brazilian authorities: Alumina & Bauxite Analysis

Metal Bulletin’s benchmark Australia fob alumina index hit an all-time high of $707.75 per tonne on April 24, compared with $578.92 per tonne a week earlier.

Hydro’s Alunorte signs agreements with Brazilian authorities Norsk Hydro’s Alunorte alumina refinery in the northern Brazilian state of Pará has signed two agreements with local authorities, representing a significant step toward the facility resuming full production. Operations at Alunorte have been disrupted since late February this year after the local government ordered the refinery to cut its production rate by 50% following extreme rain in the area, which had which led to flooding and sparked concerns of possible water contamination due to leakage from bauxite residue...


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