Hydro declares force majeure at Alunorte alumina refinery

Hydro has declared force majeure at its Alunorte alumina refinery in Brazil’s northern state of Pará following an order by the country’s authorities to cut output by 50%.

The Norwegian company said it had issued the notice due to the production cut as well as a lack of clarity into what measures it would take to return Alunorte to normal.

“Contingency plans are being implemented, and Alunorte is doing its utmost to reduce the potential negative...


Andrea Hotter

March 02, 2018

21:44 GMT

New York