Alcoa to look at new sites for Trinidad smelter

Dec 26, 2006 | 07:29 AM | Matthew Lerner

Alcoa Inc. will consider alternative sites in Trinidad for its planned $1.5-billion, 341,000-tonne-per-year smelter project after Cap-de-Ville, the site initially proposed, was eliminated by the government of Trinidad and Tobago for environmental reasons.

"The government approached us a few days ago about different sites for the smelter," a spokesman for the Pittsburgh-based aluminum producer said. "As the project is still in the feasibility stage, we are happy to look at other sites."....

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