Alcoa to cut 390,000T of alumina capacity

Apr 05, 2012 | 03:22 PM | Suzy Waite

Tags  Alcoa, alumina, curtailment, aluminum smelting, Chris Ayers, Tim Hayes, Davenport, Suzy Waite

NEW YORK — Alcoa Inc. will reduce its alumina capacity by 390,000 tonnes per year to align production with previously announced smelter curtailments, the company said Thursday.

The Pittsburgh-based aluminum producer plans to cut alumina output at its refiners in the Atlantic region, and expects the closures to be completed in the next few days, a spokeswoman told AMM. The Atlantic region represents about 50 percent of Alcoa’s total global refining capacity of 18 million tonnes per year.....





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