Alcoa Corporation Provides Update to Partial Restart of Aluminum Smelter at Warrick Operations
29 May 2018
Alcoa Corporation announced that as a result of a temporary power outage at the Warrick Operations smelter near Evansville, Ind., it has shut down one of the three potlines that are part of the Warrick aluminum smelter restart. The decision was made with a focus on safety and to protect the assets.
Alcoa is assessing the effects of this event, including the timing of the overall restart, and will provide an update as more information is available.
The annual capacity of the affected potline is approximately 50,000 metric tons.
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