Asset Report

Poços de Caldas aluminium smelter

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The smelter is fully integrated with in-situ mine and refinery. A planned upgrade would lead to operating amperage rising to about 135kA, which would raise capacity to 105kt/a. 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
  • Alumina Sources
  • Anode Sources
    • Power Type
    • Power Source
    • Power Supplier
    • Power Contract

Tables and charts

This report includes 2 images and tables including:

  • Poços de Caldas Emission Intensity Quartile Ranking - Total global production - Tonnes of aluminium
  • Detailed map

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