Ministério Público and Alunorte provide Federal Court with joint petition to lift production embargos
On April 12, as previously announced, the Federal Court in Belem held a conciliatory hearing between Ministério Público and Alunorte to discuss the pr ...
April 12, 2019
Update on Alunorte situation
Alunorte signed agreement with Ministério Público on third-party verification of technical reports, amendment of TAC agreed and Federal Court schedule ...
March 26, 2019
SEMAS lifts Alunorte’s production embargo
The environmental agency in the state of Pará, SEMAS, has issued a technical note attesting that Hydro Alunorte can safely resume normal operations an ...
February 12, 2019
Brazilian expert study shows no overflow from Alunorte’s residue deposits during February rainfall
Computer simulations carried out by professors from the Federal University of Campina Grande show that there was no overflow from Alunorte’s residue d ...
December 13, 2018
Alunorte continues to work with the authorities to lift remaining embargoes
Alunorte continues to work with the authorities to resume activities at its bauxite residue disposal area, DRS2, and return to normal operations.
November 08, 2018
IBAMA lifts embargo on new Alunorte bauxite residue deposit area
Hydro’s alumina refinery Alunorte, received on October 25 a suspension of the embargo on the new bauxite residue deposit area (DRS2) from Brazilian fe ...
October 26, 2018
Alunorte to resume production at half capacity
The Alunorte alumina refinery has on October 8 agreed with the environmental agency of the state of Pará, SEMAS, to resume production at 50 percent ca ...
October 09, 2018
Alunorte receives authorization to utilize press filter as first step to resume operations
Hydro’s alumina refinery Alunorte was granted an exceptional authorization, on October, 5th, by federal environmental agency IBAMA to utilize its stat ...
October 06, 2018
Hydro updates force majeure notice following full curtailment at Alunorte alumina refinery
Hydro Aluminium International SA and Hydro Aluminium AS have updated the force majeure declarations previously sent to their alumina and hydrate custo ...
October 05, 2018
Norsk Hydro: Alunorte announces full curtailment of its operations
Hydro’s alumina refinery Alunorte in Brazil announced today, October 3, that the plant is preparing for full curtailment of its operation. The decisio ...
October 03, 2018