Alcoa to Close Warrick Smelter and Curtail Remaining Capacity at Pt. Comfort Refinery

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lightweight metals leader Alcoa (NYSE:AA) today announced it is taking further action to increase the competitiveness of its Upstream business amid prevailing market conditions. In 2015, the Midwest transaction aluminum price dropped approximately 30 percent, and the Alumina Price Index fell approximately 40 percent. Alcoa will permanently close its 269,000 metric ton Warrick Operations smelter in Evansville, Indiana by the end of the first quarter 2016. By the end of
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Alcoa to Close Warrick Smelter and Curtail Remaining Capacity at Pt. Comfort Refinery