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Fatal accident at the Albras aluminum plant in Brazil

Employee of a company hired by the aluminum factory Albras in Brazil, which Hydro holds shares, died on Saturday due to injuries sustained in an accident earlier in the week, when he was hit by a forklift.

- Our feelings go out to the family and friends of the deceased, at this very difficult time for everyone, says Luis Jorge Nunes, factory manager at Albras, who said that Albras will establish an investigation commission to investigate what happened.

Albras' production capacity is 455 thousand tons per year and the factory is located on the outskirts of the city of Barcarena in the state of Pará, Brazil.

The employee was immediately taken to a hospital in the city of Belém after the accident, which occurred just before 6 pm on Thursday, local time.

Albras is the result of an association, in which Hydro holds 51% of the shares, after taking over Vale's aluminum business.

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