Norsk Hydro cuts Albras aluminium output by 25% after fire

Norsk Hydro has closed one of the four production lines at its Albras aluminium smelter joint venture in Brazil after a fire in an electrical transformer on Friday March 6.

The smelter, owned 51% by Norsk Hydro and 49% by Nippon Amazon Aluminium Co, has an annual production capacity of 460,000 tonnes.

The fire is a further blow to the smelter,...


Andrea Hotter

March 09, 2020

02:16 GMT

New York