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Brazil lawmakers slam Norsk Hydro, regulators for Alunorte leak

A congressional commission assembled to look into the incident blamed both the company and regulators, and called for civil and criminal investigations to continue.

China's booming alumina exports held steady in October – Chalco president

China this year has been exporting unusually high volumes of alumina, a substance used to make aluminium.

China's alumina exports in September surged to their highest level this year

Figure is fivefold increase from August, up 3,400% y/y

HKEX's mainland China commodity trade platform launches

The first spot transaction sees 3,000 tonnes of alumina change hands at $437.23 a tonne.

Norsk Hydro to resume Brazil's Alunorte output at half capacity

Norsk Hydro said on Tuesday it has won permits from Brazilian authorities to restart operations at half capacity at its Alunorte alumina refinery.

Norsk Hydro to resume Brazil's Alunorte output at half capacity

Norsk Hydro has won permits from Brazilian authorities to restart half the capacity of its Alunorte, the world's largest alumina refinery.

Hydro shutdown pushes up shares of South 32, Alumina Ltd

Hydro plans to halt production and lay off 4,700 people at Alunorte, which has been operating at half capacity since March due to an environmental dispute.

Norsk Hydro working to convince Brazil to resume full output at Alunorte refinery

Hydro was ordered to slash output by half at Alunorte after the company admitted to making unlicensed emissions of untreated water during severe rains.