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Hydro: Husnes line decision

Published: September 19, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Hydro has made a final build decision to invest NOK 1.4 billion at Husnes to upgrade and start-up the plant's second production line, which will double the plant's aluminium production and create 90 more jobs.

Since the investment decision in December 2017, Hydro has been detailing the…

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FAF 2019 announcement

Published: September 18, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Quartz Business Media and the International Committee for the Study of Bauxite, Alumina & Aluminium (ICSOBA) have identified a framework for cooperation at the next Future Aluminium Forum.

This framework, captured under an MOU, will encourage cooperation in order to streamline efficiency…

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Online Auction

Published: September 18, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Instructed by the directors of ESH Edelstahl AG who are retiring

Stainless Steel & Aluminium Sheet and Strip Grinding, Brushing & Polishing Equipment

•    Hill Acme Sheet to Sheet Grinding & Polishing Line •    Ungerer Cut to Length Line •    Eisenblatter Polishing & Patterning Line •  …

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ISAL acquisition ended

Published: September 17, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Hydro and Rio Tinto have signed an agreement to end the acquisition process for Rio Tinto's Icelandic aluminium plant ISAL, including its interests in Dutch anode facility Aluchemie and Swedish aluminium fluoride plant Alufluor.

In February 2018, Hydro made a binding offer to acquire Rio…

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Alba staff training complete

Published: September 10, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

A group of Aluminium Bahrain engineers have completed more than a year of on-the-job training at Emirates Global Aluminium’s sites in the United Arab Emirates, ahead of the start-up of Alba’s new Reduction Line 6 which has been built with EGA technology.

Some 21 Alba staff participated in…

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Alunorte agreement

Published: September 06, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Alunorte signed two agreements representing a milestone to resume normal operations at the alumina refinery in Pará, Brazil. Alunorte has operated at 50% capacity since March.

The agreements include a technical Term of Adjusted Conduct (TAC) signed between Alunorte - Alumina do Norte do…

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