Asset Report

Poços de Caldas alumina refinery

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The refinery was commissioned in 1970 using captive bauxite. Alumina is supplied to the namesake smelter. The Poços de Caldas mine-refinery-smelter is Alcoa's most southerly interests in the Americas. 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.

Table of contents

  • Summary
  • Key issues
  • Emissions
  • Bauxite
  • Digestion
  • Calcining
    • Red Mud
  • Power

Tables and charts

This report includes 2 images and tables including:

  • Pocos de Caldas Emission Intensity Quartile ranking – total global production - tonnes alumina
  • Detailed map

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