Alcoa inks power deal for Quebec smelters
Feb 25, 2014 | 04:06 PM
| Michael Cowden
CHICAGO Alcoa Inc. has reached a new power agreement for its smelters in Quebec and scrapped a plan to modernize its Baie-Comeau, Quebec, smelter.
An earlier plan to replace two older potlines at the Baie-Comeau smelter "will no longer be pursued," the Pittsburgh-based aluminum producer said in a statement Feb. 25.
Alcoa closed two Soderberg potlines at Baie-Comeau in the third quarter of last year, representing 105,000 tonnes of capacity (amm.com, Oct. 8). The company is currently decommissioning the potlines, which are slated for demolition, an Alcoa spokeswoman told AMM via e-mail Feb. 25.....
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