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Albras concludes resumption of production on Line 1

Albras completed the resumption of production (ramp-up) on line 1 after the shutdown, in early March this year, caused by a fire in an electrical transformer.

Vista lateral das reduções da Albras.

The resumption of line 1 began in May after the electrical fault repair work, and involved about 120 own and contracted employees.

"The conclusion of the ramp-up on line 1 allows us to take our next step, which is the resumption of Albras' normal production capacity in all four lines," says João Batista Menezes, president from Albras.

Albras has a total production capacity of 460,000 tons per year and is a joint venture between Hydro and Nippon Amazon Aluminum Co. Ltd.

Albras completed the ramp-up of line 1 after the shutdown in early March this year, due to a fire in an electrical transformer.

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Elena Brito Pantoja

Elena Brito Pantoja

Communication and Public Affairs, Hydro Bauxite & Alumina

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