Aluminum Producer Norsk Hydro Denies Brazil Refinery Contaminated Local Waters

Article 0 Comments Aluminum producer Norsk Hydro denied on Monday its Alunorte alumina refinery in Brazil had contaminated local waters, contradicting the findings of a Brazilian public health group. Citing an internal study and a report commissioned from green consultancy SGW Services, Hydro said no evidence was found of overflow […]

Anglo American’s Ruptured Pipeline Is 2nd Mine Incident in Brazil in 2018

Article 0 Comments Anglo American Plc’s Brazilian iron-ore mine suffered operational delays after a pipeline ruptured Monday morning, the company confirmed by email. The good news is that no one was hurt, the company said. The troubling news is the mishap marks the second potentially harmful mining incident in Brazil […]

Contamination Found at Norsk Hydro’s Alumina Refiner in Brazil, Say Researchers

Article 0 Comments A Brazilian government-backed institute is readying new evidence of contamination near the world’s biggest alumina refiner, Norsk Hydro ASA’s Alunorte, in the northern state of Para, a researcher told Reuters. A more complete report being prepared for release next week should reveal that there was a waste […]