Hydro ordered to halt bauxite residue disposal at Alunorte; alumina output at 50%

A Brazilian regional court has ordered Hydro to halt the operation of its DRS2 bauxite residue disposal at the Alunorte alumina refinery in Brazil’s northern state of Pará, the company announced on Thursday March 1.

The court requested that Hydro keep operations suspended until the integrity of the DRS2 unit has been fully verified and a new operational license has been issued.

Alunorte currently has...


Danielle Assalve

Susan Zou

March 02, 2018

10:03 GMT