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Norsk Hydro given nod to restore output at Alunorte alumina plant

The plant, a key supplier to the aluminium industry, currently operates at half of its capacity after a spill in February 2018.

Global aluminium output flatlines as outages offset ramp-ups

A couple of long-running outages together with curtailments in Europe caused aluminium production outside China to dip 1.4%.

Norsk Hydro, Brazil prosecutor agree steps that could lead to Alunorte's full restart

The refinery, the world's biggest, has been operating at half capacity since early 2018, when Hydro admitted it had made unlicensed emissions of untreated water.

Cyber attack hits operations at aluminum maker Norsk Hydro

The company couldn’t detail how much output had been impacted, but said the so-called potlines, which process molten aluminum and need to be kept running 24 hours a day, had switched to manual mode.

Norsk Hydro appoints new CEO amid Brazil woes

The company plans to appoint Hilde Merete Aasheim, who has been head of the company's Primary Metal unit since 2008, as its new CEO in May.

Norsk Hydro's Q4 hit by restricted Brazil output, shares hit 2-year low

"A prolonged embargo will have negative impact on earnings, cash flow and sentiment."

Norsk Hydro CEO eyes Brazil plant restart in "weeks or months"

The plant is operating at half capacity after early last year admitting it had made unlicensed emissions of untreated water.

Five themes to watch for European miners after humbling year

It all started so well in 2018.

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.