Hydro and Vaan launch world’s first recyclable luxury yacht
The Dutch start-up Vaan now presents the world’s most sustainable luxury sailing yacht to the market. The Vaan R4 is a catamaran made almost entirely of circular materials, including recycled aluminium from Hydro.
February 19, 2019
One year after the flooding in Barcarena, Brazil – what has happened and what remains to be done
This weekend it will be one year since heavy rainfalls flooded the region of Barcarena in northern Brazil, including the Hydro-owned Alunorte alumina refinery. We wanted to take this opportunity to explain what has happened since those events including what we as a company has done as well as an update on the actions of the Brazilian authorities.
February 14, 2019
Stock exchange announcement
Fourth quarter 2018: Results down on volumes and raw material costs
Hydro's underlying earnings before financial items and tax decreased to NOK 534 million in the fourth quarter, down from NOK 3 555 million in the same quarter last year. The results mainly reflect the effects of the production curtailment at Alunorte and increased raw material costs.
February 7, 2019
Scandinavian design partnership: Vestre launches urban outdoor furniture with aluminium from Hydro
During Stockholm Design Week 2019, the Norwegian outdoor furniture company Vestre will be presenting a new series of outdoor furniture made of wood and aluminium. Consisting of park benches in various designs, litter bins and cycle racks, the ‘Folk’ range is produced in Norway with aluminium profiles from Hydro.
February 6, 2019
Henderson remelt and recycling plant out of operation
Hydro's remelt and recycling plant in Henderson, Kentucky, suffered an explosion in a melting furnace on Tuesday, January 22. No personnel were injured in the explosion, but the melting furnace was damaged, making the plant temporarily unable to produce casthouse products.
January 23, 2019
SEMAS lifts Alunorte’s production embargo
The environmental agency in the state of Pará, SEMAS, has issued a technical note attesting that Hydro Alunorte can safely resume normal operations and has on this basis lifted the production embargo.
January 16, 2019
Hydro showcases cutting-edge innovative and sustainable building solutions at BAU
Hydro will be more present than ever at BAU 2019, the top trade fair in Munich on January 14-19, where key players in the global building and construction market meets to discuss advanced building solutions.
January 11, 2019