aluminum

Business
11:24 am
Fri May 17, 2013

Coalition Forms to Oppose Electricity Rate Increase in Western Kentucky from Smelter Deal

Credit Big Rivers

A coalition of western Kentucky businesses and residents has formed in hopes of minimizing the fallout of an electricity rates deal between Big Rivers Electric Co-Op and western Kentucky aluminum smelters.

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Business
2:55 pm
Mon August 20, 2012

W. Ky. Aluminum Smelter Could Close

centuryaluminum.com

Nearly 700 employees at an aluminum smelter in Hawesville may lose their jobs because the power costs to operate the plant are too high. Century Aluminum Company says it gave a 12-month notice Monday to terminate its power contract with Big Rivers Electric Corp.

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