Glencore pulls out of pursuit for Portovesme

Oct 01, 2012 | 02:08 PM | Suzy Waite

Tags  Glencore, Alcoa, Klesch, KiteGen Research, Portovesme, aluminum, smelter, London Metal Exchange Suzy Waite

NEW YORK — Glencore International Plc has removed itself from the running for Alcoa Inc.’s Portovesme smelter in Italy, a source familiar with the negotiations told AMM.

The Swiss commodities trading house showed interest in Alcoa’s 150,000-tonne-per-year smelter on the Italian island of Sardinia in January (, Jan. 24), and officials met in August to discuss the viability of the operation (, Aug. 31).....

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