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South32, Alcoa to restart mothballed Brazilian Alumar aluminium smelter

Australia’s South32 and joint-venture partner US-based Alcoa have decided to restart the Brazilian Alumar aluminium smelter after more than six years of care and maintenance – and South32 plans to power its 40% share with renewable energy.

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South32's Brazilian Alumar operation

 

"With the smelter benefitting from existing infrastructure, access to our own supply of alumina and long-term green energy sources, we expect our investment to deliver strong returns through

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