Alcoa to permanently close potlines at Massena East smelter in USA  [ USA ]

Alcoa, Inc. announced it will permanently close the remaining two potlines at its Massena East smelter in New York in the first quarter of 2014. The decision was made because the potlines are no longer competitive. One of three potlines at the facility was permanently closed in August 2013. The closure will reduce Alcoa's smelting capacity by 84,000 metric tons. The Massena West facility will c...
<Jan 15, 2014>