Tagged: aluminium

Hydro to invest NOK 850 million in Rjukan hydropower upgrade

Hydro will invest about 850 million Norwegian kroner from 2011 to 2015 to upgrade the Rjukan hydropower system in Telemark, southeast Norway, modernizing the major hydro-electric river facility to ensure long-term safe and stable power...

Hygroove aluminium tube matches performance – at lower cost

Hydro’s internally enhanced aluminium tubing shows performance equal to helical enhanced copper tube, but with less cost, in the heat exchanger units traditionally used within the HVAC&R industry. Hygroove is the name of Hydro’s...

Qatalum opening strikes right note

Political leaders from Qatar and Norway painted a positive picture for the aluminium industry when they spoke at the spectacular opening of Qatalum in Mesaieed on Monday. In a colorful program, the two cultures...

Hydro increases ownership in Taiwan remelt plant

Hydro has signed an agreement to increase its ownership stake in Famco from currently 45 percent to a controlling majority stake. Famco is an aluminium remelt plant in Taiwan with an initial annual production...

Hydro reports huge third quarter loss

Norsk Hydro, one of Norway’s biggest industrial concerns, reported a huge quarterly loss on Oct. 27. Hydro had an underlying loss before financial items and tax of NOK 793 million in the third quarter,...

Hydro steps up aluminium recycling

Roland Scharf-Bergmann joins Hydro to lead and support its common activities in aluminium recycling, an area in which Hydro is evaluating further investments. Scharf-Bergmann (47) will head the Recycling unit in Hydro’s Metal Markets business area. Scharf-Bergmann is...

Hydro: Aluminium in front at IAA 2009

Most of the world’s leading automobile manufacturers are unveiling their newest models at the International Motor Show 2009 in Frankfurt. Hydro is right in front, delivering lightweight aluminium components and systems to many of...

Solar power getting its place in the sun

A large-scale solar energy farm that uses aluminium structures from Hydro is featured in the September issue of National Geographic magazine. The Nevada Solar One solar energy plant in the U.S. – at 64...