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Century Aluminum Reports Electrical Failure Affecting One Potline


Wednesday, 30 May 2018 

May 30 (Reuters) - Century Aluminum Co ::CENTURY ALUMINUM REPORTS ELECTRICAL FAILURE AFFECTING ONE POTLINE AT ITS SEBREE SMELTER.CENTURY ALUMINUM CO - WAS FORCED TO TEMPORARILY STOP PRODUCTION ON ONE OF ITS THREE POTLINES DUE TO AN ELECTRICAL FAILURE AT SEBREE ALUMINUM SMELTER.CENTURY ALUMINUM CO - NO INJURIES WERE SUSTAINED IN CONNECTION WITH THESE EVENTS AND FACILITY'S OTHER TWO POTLINES WERE UNAFFECTED..CENTURY ALUMINUM - ANTICIPATES THAT LESS THAN 18,000 TONNES OF PRODUCTION WILL BE LOST AS A RESULT OF ELECTRICAL FAILURE AFFECTING ONE POTLINE.CENTURY ALUMINUM - EXPECTS THAT LOSSES ARISING FROM EVENTS, LESS APPLICABLE DEDUCTIBLES, WILL BE COVERED UNDER ITS INSURANCE POLICIES.CENTURY ALUMINUM CO - IS CONTINUING TO ASSESS EFFECTS OF EVENTS BUT EXPECTS TO RESTORE AFFECTED POTLINE TO FULL PRODUCTION WITHIN NEXT THREE MONTHS.