October 5, 2012
Fluoride concentration in grass near the Alcoa Fjardaál smelter temporarily increased

The outcome of annual sampling of grass in the vicinity of the Alcoa Fjardaál smelter in Reydarfjördur, which was presented to the company on Monday, shows that the fluoride concentration is higher this year than it has been for the past few years. The concentration, however, does not exceed the company‘s set levels in the Environmental Operating Permit (EOP).  Fjardaál has reported the these outcomes to the Environmental and Food Agency (EFA).
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August 27, 2012
Almost three thousand guests celebrated Alcoa Fjardaál’s anniversary Almost three thousand  people attended a festival at the Alcoa Fjardaál site in Reydarfjordur, Iceland, when the company celebrated the five year anniversary of the smelter on Sunday, 26 August. Alcoa staff and families got together with the local community and enjoyed various kinds of entertainment for all ages.
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June 9, 2012
Alcoa Fjardaál potlining facility now in operation: An investment of 36 million dollars Oddný G. Hardardóttir, Minister of Industry and Acting Minister of Finance, and Janne Sigurdsson, director of Alcoa Fjardaál, formally opened the new Fjardaál potlining facility in Reydarfjordur today, in the presence of members of Parliament, town council members and other invited guests. Several Fjardaál employees also attended the ceremony. After the opening, the potlining facility started operations and thus the construction of the smelter, which started in 2004, has been completed.
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May 31, 2012
Successful Community Day in East Iceland Around 350 volunteers from Fjardabyggd, Fljótsdalshérad and Seydisfjördur – three communities in East Iceland – worked on various projects in the summer heat last Saturday. Alcoa Fjardaál employees arranged 4 ACTION-projects for the occasion, which are supported by the Alcoa Foundation. Volunteering is part of being an Alcoan in communities worldwide.
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