Interalumina alumina refinery
The aluminium industry in Venezuela was promoted by the nation in the 1960s to provide economic development in the Guayana region, and to diversify the economy away from over-dependence on oil. The government originally planned that Venezuela would produce 8Mt/a bauxite, 4Mt/a alumina and 2Mt/a primary - to create a balanced and integrated industry, known as 8:4:2. Wood Mackenzie’s asset reports are built from the bottom up, incorporating a number of granular data metrics to ultimately produce our industry standard cash operating costs. This report contains a detailed asset note giving you a holistic view of the asset, including an operational overview through to a timeline of events from inception to now. This qualitative analysis is supplemented by the associated Excel download which enables interrogation of a whole series of cost and production metrics over the life of the asset.