Alumina Rondon secures preliminary environmental license

The State Environmental Council (COEMA), an agency linked to the State of Pará Department of the Environment (SEMA), northern Brazil, approved, on Wednesday, April 23, the granting of the Preliminary License (PL) to the Alumina Rondon project, a Votorantim Metais development to be built in the city of Rondon do Pará, southeastern Pará.

The project comprises the construction of an alumina refinery integrated to the bauxite mine, and will require investments in the order of R$6.6 billion. With COEMA'S approval, Votorantim Metais completes the first stage...