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AMAG Austria Metall AG holds an investment in the joint venture aluminium electrolysis Aluminerie Alouette Inc., located in Sept Iles (Quebec/Canada). Aluminium Austria Metall (Québec) Inc., a 100% subsidiary of AMAG holds a 20 % interest in Aluminerie Alouette Inc.

The smelter produces primary aluminium in the form of low-profile sows and is one of the primary material suppliers for the Ranshofen site. Production is carried out through the efficient use of electrical energy from hydropower with an exceptionally low COfootprint.

 

Facts

Total production: approx. 620,000 t/year

20% AMAG share: approx. 124,000 t/year

Partners: Rio Tinto (40%), Norsk Hydro Aluminium (20%), Investissement Québec/Marubeni (20%),
AMAG (20%)

Total employees: approx. 900

Products: Primary aluminum in the form of low-profile sows.

Highlights

Excellent cost position

Low CO2 emissions

Favorable geographical and logistic position

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