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BOKELA do Brasil signed a contract with Norsk Hydro

BOKELA do Brasil signed a contract with the Norwegian company Norsk Hydro, which operates in Barcarena-PA, Brazil the biggest alumina refinery (Alunorte) of the world. The objective of the contract is the modification and improvement of five panfilters in the calcination area of the alumina plant.

The work includes the engineering, design and supply of new key components, specifically adapted to the client´s existing filters in order to increase production by 50%, besides improving the product quality.

 The new filter parts to be supplied will be manufactured in Brazil from local sources and will be delivered end of 2015. The contract also includes an on-site supervision package for the installation of the parts supplied by BOKELA and the parts modified by Hydro, the re-commissioning, and performance testing of the panfilters after modification and staff training.

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