Worker Kevin Daniels uses an alder stick to burp gas bubbles on a smelter pot on potline B at the Alcoa Intalco aluminum smelter west of Ferndale on Feb. 15, 2011. Alcoa is idling the smelter by early 2016 because of a glut of aluminum in the global market.
Worker Kevin Daniels uses an alder stick to burp gas bubbles on a smelter pot on potline B at the Alcoa Intalco aluminum smelter west of Ferndale on Feb. 15, 2011. Alcoa is idling the smelter by early 2016 because of a glut of aluminum in the global market. Philip A. Dwyer pdwyer@bhamherald.com
Worker Kevin Daniels uses an alder stick to burp gas bubbles on a smelter pot on potline B at the Alcoa Intalco aluminum smelter west of Ferndale on Feb. 15, 2011. Alcoa is idling the smelter by early 2016 because of a glut of aluminum in the global market. Philip A. Dwyer pdwyer@bhamherald.com

Global forces hurting chances for Intalco restart

November 21, 2015 12:00 PM