Alcoa closes aluminum smelter in Brazil  [ Brazil ]

Alcoa, Inc. announced that it will permanently close its Pocos de Caldas primary aluminum smelter in Brazil on June 30, 2015. The smelter has been curtailed since May 2014 and the underlying market conditions that led to the curtailment have not improved. Once the Pocos smelter is closed, Alcoa's total global smelting capacity will be reduced by 96,000 metric tons, to 3.4 million metric tons. T...
<Jun 30, 2015>