Alcoa Plans to Restart Curtailed Aluminum Smelting Capacity at Portland Aluminium in Australia

November 07, 2021

Alcoa Corporation has announced that the Portland Aluminium joint venture plans to restart 35,000 metric tons per year (mtpy) of curtailed capacity at its aluminum smelter in the State of Victoria in Australia.

The process to restart the capacity, which has been idle since 2009, will begin immediately, with metal production expected to start in the third quarter of 2022.

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