News about the situation in Brazil

During February 16–17, the city of Barcarena, home to our Alunorte alumina refinery, was hit by an extreme rainfall, flooding the region. Following the rainfall, an internal task force and the Brazilian environmental consultancy SGW Services have performed reviews of Alunorte. The main findings of these reviews were presented April 9, and confirm that there was no overflow from the bauxite residue deposit areas, as well as no indication or evidence of contamination to nearby local communities from Alunorte as a result of the heavy rainfall in February. On this page you will find updated information about the situation.

During the heavy rains in the region of Barcarena in the state of Pará in Brazil, water levels were constantly monitored at our alumina refinery Alunorte.
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Updated: March 11, 2018