October 16, 2013

Alcoa Update to Smelter Ramp-up at Ma'aden-Alcoa Joint Venture

New York, October 16, 2013 --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alcoa (NYSE: AA) today announced that the smelter at the Ma’aden-Alcoa joint venture, which remains in initial start-up phase, has halted production on one of two potlines.


The temporary shutdown was undertaken after a period of pot instability. The joint venture is actively working to restore the potline, and it is expected to be completed and back online between the first and second quarter of 2014.


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