Power outage at Hydro’s Paragominas bauxite mine reduces alumina output at Alunorte

Production at Hydro’s Paragomias bauxite mine, in the state of Pará in northern Brazil, has been temporarily halted due to a power outage, the producer said on Monday June 22.

Three power transmission towers overturned on June 20, cutting the power supply to the mine, the company said.
The Paragominas mine delivers bauxite to the Alunorte alumina refinery in Barcarena via a 244-kilometer pipeline.
This means alumina production at Alunorte during this period will be reduced to between 50-70% of full capacity to balance the bauxite inventories.

Hydro said work to repair...


Alice Mason

June 22, 2020

09:45 GMT