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Alumar aluminium smelter

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The consortium partners were induced to site the refinery and smelter at São Luís in Maranhão state by subsidies offered by the Brazilian federal government in the late 1970s-early 1980s under the Grande Carajáss programme as a means of bringing basic industry to the less developed northeast of the country.

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  • Detailed map
  • Aluminium production (kt)
  • Products: Image 2


  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Participation
  • Raw materials consumption rates
  • Plant overview
  • Products
  • Production (kt)
  • Economic assumptions: Table 1
  • Operating cash cost table (US$/t)

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