Alcan invests in aluminum mill
Ravenswood, WV— Alcan Rolled
Products - Ravenswood, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alcan Inc.
has completed an US$840,000 investment in a new chlorine storage
and distribution facility.
The new facility, which is housed
in two separate buildings, provides significant operational, safety
and environmental benefits and reduces the amount of chlorine
on site by 90 percent.
“This investment is a clear
demonstration of Alcan’s commitment to the environment and
employee health and safety,” said Steve Abelman, president
and chief executive officer, Alcan Rolled Products - Ravenswood.
With the assistance of the West
Virginian Environmental Department office, Ravenswood developed
a new chlorine system, to replace the previous storage system.
Engineers, craftsmen, and security personnel are currently being
trained on system operation and emergency procedures.