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Major fire at the Bécancour Aluminium Smelter

Published: April 17, 2019 by Nadine Bloxsome

According to the Sûreté du Québec, a fire broke out at the Bécancour Smelter this morning.

Witnesses report that an explosion preceded it.

The City of Bécancour confirmed that the firefighters who were dispatched on site were able to confirm a significant release of smoke. 

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Casting operations at Hydro Husnes will be upgraded with new technology

Published: April 10, 2019 by Nadine Bloxsome

With a final decision now made, Hydro will invest NOK 150 million with the aim of starting operations in 2020.

The newly developed in-house casting technology, ‘Low Pressure Casting’ (LPC) enables Hydro to provide materials with enhanced properties for various extrusion segments, where…

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Alba appoints new Carbon Operations Manager

Published: April 10, 2019 by Nadine Bloxsome

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) has appointed Ahmed Shehabi as the new Manager for Carbon Operations on Tuesday 02 April 2019. 

Ahmed started his career in Alba back in 1995 as an Operator in Kilns 3 where he quickly rose through the ranks of the Carbon department. He has held the roles of…

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