Hydro has made an investment decision to upgrade and start up the second production line at Hydro Husnes, Norway. With both lines in operation, production of primary aluminium at Husnes will double.
In the restart of the line, which was shut down in 2009, Hydro will introduce new technology elements that will give better results. The line is expected to begin operations in the first half of 2020 and will create 90 new positions.
Hilde Merete Aasheim, Head of Primary Aluminium in Hydro, said:
“We have great faith in continued aluminium production in Norway. We are making use of new technology elements in this re-start, and building up a robust and future-oriented plant at Husnes. For Husnes, this means increased profitability, lower energy consumption and additional jobs.”