Slovalco

Slovakia

Slovalco is a large Slovak company that produces 160,000 tonnes of aluminium and aluminium products per annum.

History

  • December 1985 – approval of project by the ČSSR‘s government in Prague ;
  • March 1986 – know – how contract signed with Hydro Aluminium and start of construction ;
  • 1987 – carbon plant is finished
  • 1989 – potroom is finished
  • 1989 – last year of financing from state centralized sources
  • 1992 – construction ceases (65% of project complete)
  • April 1993 – negotiation with EBRD
  • 7 June 1993 – Slovalco is founded
  • July 1994 – Slovalco signs a sovereign guaranteed loan agreement with EBRD
  • October 1994 – EBRD and Hydro Aluminium become shareholders
  • June–December 1995 – the first 172 cells put into operation
  • 1996 – full operation of electrolysis – 112,000 tons produced
  • August 2003 – 54 additional reduction cells put into operation – 226 cells in operation
  • June 2004 – the millionth tonne of aluminium produced

Contact

Slovalco
email
mail@slovalco.sk
address
Slovalco, as, Priemyselná 14, 965 48 Žiar nad Hronom
phone
+421 45 608 9999