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Hydro to industrialize world’s most climate and energy efficient aluminium electrolysis technology at the Karmøy technology pilot

All 60 electrolysis cells are now in operation at the Karmøy technology pilot, where Hydro aims to industrialize the world’s most climate and energy efficient aluminium electrolysis technology. OSLO, 29-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — “Our aim is to be the global … Read the full press release

FMO: Climate Investor One reaches third close at USD 535 million

Climate Investor One has reached third close at USD 535 million. This innovative blended finance facility provides funding for renewable energy projects in the wind, solar and run-of-river hydro sectors in developing countries . THE HAGUE, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Climate Investor One seeks … Read the full press release

Hydro announces the appointment of John Thuestad as new Executive Vice President, Bauxite & Alumina

Hydro has appointed John Thuestad as new Executive Vice President for the business area Bauxite & Alumina effective June 1. Thuestad has more than 30 years of international experience from the metal and mining industry OSLO, 16-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Hydro to expand the scope of SGW’s mandate and to launch an internal audit of Alunorte refinery

Hydro expands the scope of the ongoing independent review of Alunorte by Brazilian environmental consultancy SGW Services to include all interfaces with areas adjacent to the refinery operation. Hydro’s Internal Audit will conduct a full review of all licenses, complementing … Read the full press release

Hydro to purchase Orkla’s 50% interest in Sapa

Orkla and Norsk Hydro (“Hydro”) have entered into an agreement whereby Hydro is to purchase Orkla’s 50% interest in Sapa. The sale is in line with Orkla’s strategy of being a leading branded consumer goods company.  OSLO, 11-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Hydro now owns 100% of Mineração Paragominas S.A. MPSA’s shares

Hydro completed the acquisition of Vale’s remaining shareholding in Mineração Paragominas S.A. (MPSA) on December 15, 2016. OSLO, 16-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The transaction is the second and final step of the MPSA put/call arrangements agreed in 2011 in connection with … Read the full press release

Hydro announces the appointment of Silvio Porto as new EVP Bauxite and Alumina

OSLO, 16-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Silvio Porto is appointed new Executive Vice President Bauxite and Alumina, and member of Hydro’s Corporate Management Board. The change is effective December 13, 2016. Silvio Porto comes from the position as Chief Operational Officer (COO) … Read the full press release

Hydro and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) to establish a new professorship in aluminium

Hydro and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) today signed an agreement to establish a new professorship in aluminium. OSLO, 13-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro is providing up to NOK 10 million for a five-year post to acquire new knowledge and … Read the full press release

Hydro signs LoI with Vale for acquisition of Vale’s 40% interest in Brazilian bauxite producer Mineração Rio do Norte (MRN)

Hydro has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with Brazilian mining company Vale for the possible acquisition of Vale’s 40% interest in Brazilian bauxite producer Mineração Rio do Norte (MRN), which would strengthen Hydro’s global position as a long player … Read the full press release

Hydro contributes new website industriarven.no to celebrate the addition of Notodden and Rjukan to the UNESCO World Heritage List

OSLO, 21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Today the Telemark region of Norway is celebrating the addition of Notodden and Rjukan to the UNESCO World Heritage List. Hydro’s contribution includes the new website industriarven.no, a popularized account of what this world heritage … Read the full press release

Hydro marked another milestone in the construction of its EUR 45 million integrated recycling line for used beverage cans

Neuss, Germany, 28-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Laying the foundation stone for the integrated recycling line for used beverage cans (UBC) at its Neuss plant in Germany, Hydro today marked another milestone in this EUR 45 million project. The recycling line, covering an … Read the full press release

Hydro completed the acquisition of WMR Recycling GmbH following German Federal Cartel Office approval

OSLO, 2-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Following approval from the German Federal Cartel Office, Hydro has completed the previously announced acquisition of WMR Recycling GmbH. With effect from April 1, WMR is a fully-owned subsidiary of Hydro, legally named Hydro Aluminium … Read the full press release

Sapa: Norwegian Minister of Trade & Industry Monica Mæland opened the world’s most environmentally friendly office building in Norway – Powerhouse Kjørbo

Oslo, Norway, 28-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Norwegian Minister of Trade & Industry Monica Mæland today opened the door to the world’s most environmentally friendly office building, Powerhouse Kjørbo outside Oslo. Sapa is one of the partners in Powerhouse. “Buildings account for 40 percent … Read the full press release

EC approved the merger between Norsk Hydro ASA and Sapa Holding AB, subject to conditions

Brussels, 13-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed creation of a joint venture between Norsk Hydro ASA and Orkla ASA’s wholly-owned subsidiary Sapa Holding AB, both Norwegian companies active in the soft-alloy aluminium extrusions … Read the full press release

Alstom to present new energy solutions at ICCI 2013 in İstanbul

23-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Alstom will be at the energy and environmental technology systems fair and conference ICCI, at the booth # G101 in Hall 9, from April 24th to 26th, in İstanbul. The group will represent comprehensive range of products, … Read the full press release