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Pyrotek builds new Dubai manufacturing plant

Published: October 02, 2019 by Nadine Bloxsome

Pyrotek Inc. is scheduled to complete construction in November of a new manufacturing facility in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to serve and supply the rapidly growing aluminium smelting operations of the region.

The first phase of construction will provide 66,000 square feet (6,185…

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Production ramp-up at EGA’s new Al Taweelah alumina refinery on track

Published: September 30, 2019 by Nadine Bloxsome

Emirates Global Aluminium has announced a milestone at its new Al Taweelah alumina refinery in Abu Dhabi, with 600,000 tonnes of alumina produced since the company began operations at the new refinery in April.

Al Taweelah alumina refinery is expected to produce more than one million…

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Norsk Hydro: Federal court lifts final embargo on Alunorte deposit area

Published: September 27, 2019 by Nadine Bloxsome

The Brazilian federal court lifted today, September 26th , the final embargo on Alunorte’s new bauxite residue disposal (DRS2) under a criminal lawsuit, allowing the alumina refinery to resume activities of installation and commissioning at DRS2 and ending a 19-month embargo period which…

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Hydro CEO on Fortune’s Most Powerful Women list

Published: September 26, 2019 by Nadine Bloxsome

Hilde Merete Aasheim took the helm as CEO on May 8 earlier this year. She is number 13 on Fortune’s list, containing the 50 most powerful women leading large global businesses.

“It is bit surprising, but at the same time flattering to be named on a list together with so many talented and…

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