No disturbances in bauxite residue deposits after heavy rainfall in Barcarena
After a short period of unusually heavy rainfall in the region of Barcarena, near Hydro’s alumina refinery in Brazil, technical surveys by different surveillance authorities have confirmed that there has been no leakage from or rupture of the bauxite residue deposits, also known as red mud. Hydro cooperates with the relevant authorities and the local community.
February 22, 2018
Fourth quarter 2017: Results up on higher aluminium and alumina prices
Hydro's underlying earnings before financial items and tax increased to NOK 3,555 million in the fourth quarter from NOK 2,446 million in the third quarter. The increase mainly reflected higher realized alumina and aluminium prices, partly offset by raw material and fixed costs.
February 16, 2018
More information in local language after Brazil survey
Hydro increases communication in local language after feedback from Brazilian transparency survey.
January 31, 2018
Hydro starts production at technology pilot
Today, Hydro started producing the first aluminium metal at the technology pilot in Karmøy, marking the start of verifying at an industrial scale the world’s most climate-and energy efficient aluminium technology.
January 29, 2018
Lightweight aluminium components for LEVC’s zero-emissions black cab
Hydro is one of the key suppliers for London Electrical Vehicle Company’s all new zero-emissions black cab, the TX eCity. The company is delivering advanced aluminium components for the body structure of the popular new electric vehicle.
January 19, 2018