Century completes acquisition of Sebree

Jun 03, 2013 | 12:15 PM | Michael Cowden

Tags  Century Aluminum, Michael Bless, Rio Tinto Alcan, acquisition, smelter, Sebree, Ky., Hawesville Kentucky

CHICAGO — Century Aluminum Co. has completed its acquisition of Rio Tinto Alcan Inc.’s smelter in Sebree, Ky.

The Chicago-based aluminum producer said that the Sebree smelter should complement its operations in Hawesville, Ky., roughly 60 miles away.
“With the changes occurring in U.S. energy markets, we believe Sebree, along with our existing smelter at Hawesville, will be competitive in a global market,” Century president and chief executive officer Michael Bless said in a statement June 3. ....





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