Hydro takes action to limit coronavirus' impact on operations

Norwegian aluminum producer Norsk Hydro has announced a number of measures to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) across its global operations but maintains that the operational impact of the virus has so far been limited.

“As a global, responsible company, Hydro is taking part in the collective effort to help mitigate the situation, while limiting impact on our operations, to the extent possible,” Hydro’s president and chief executive officer Hilde Merete Aasheim said on Wednesday March 18.

The company said that most of its operations were operating normally but conceded that the coronavirus outbreak brings with it increased uncertainty and...

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Hui Li

March 20, 2020

03:26 GMT

Shanghai