Norsk Hydro's Albras smelter in Brazil concludes output ramp up

The Albras aluminium smelter joint venture in Brazil has ramped up production after the seven-month stoppage of one of its lines due to an electrical transformer catching fire, the company said on Wednesday October 14.

“Ramp-up conclusion on production line 1 will allow us to resume full capacity at Albras for all four lines,” Albras president, João Batista Menezes, said in a written statement.

The smelter, owned 51% by Norsk Hydro and 49% by Nippon Amazon Aluminium Co, has the capacity to produce 460,000 tonnes per year...

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Renato Rostás

October 15, 2020

20:33 GMT

São Paulo