The court removed a production embargo under a civil lawsuit
on Wednesday May 15, as Fastmarkets reported last week.
The refinery has been running at 50% capacity since March 2018 because of restrictions imposed by environmental and legal authorities in Brazil.
At full capacity, Alunorte can produce 6.4 million tonnes per year of alumina, or around 10% of the world’s capacity outside China.
“Resuming production at Alunorte is an important step towards normal production at our strategically important operations...