Century aims to keep Kentucky smelter going

Apr 01, 2013 | 03:43 PM | Michael Cowden

Tags  Century Aluminum, Hawesville smelter, Kentucky smelter, Rio Tinto Alcan, Big Rivers Electric, power, aluminum smelter, aluminum Michael Cowden

CHICAGO — Century Aluminum Co. will still push to keep its smelter in Hawesville, Ky., up and running, a company spokesman told AMM April 1.

"Century is committed to maintaining operations at the Hawesville smelter and sustaining family wage manufacturing jobs for the 700 men and women employed at the facility," the spokesman for the Monterey, Calif.-based producer said via e-mail. "Towards this end, Century continues to actively pursue access to competitively priced energy for the Hawesville smelter."....

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