Venezuelan aluminum producer CVG Aluminio del Caroni SA
(Alcasa) is installing machinery that will increase its primary
aluminum output to 170,000 tonnes per year.
The new equipment will be
incorporated progressively over the next two years, the first
technological upgrade at Alcasa in 25 years. The arrival of the
new machinery was celebrated at a ceremony at the end of
"From this 170,000 tonnes,
well be able to transform 152,000 (tonnes) into
semifinished and finished products," Alcasa president
Ángel Marcano told Venezuelan newspaper El
A new extrusion plant is set to open Feb. 22.
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