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Business
1:38 pm
Wed August 22, 2012

Aluminum Smelter in Hancock County Gives 12-Month Termination Notice to Power Supplier

Hancock County leaders are trying to stay optimistic about the future of a major employer in their area. Century Aluminum smelter announced this week it has given Big Rivers Electric Cooperative a 12-month termination notice. That puts the smelter’s ability to operate in jeopardy.

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Business
8:18 am
Tue August 21, 2012

Hancock County Smelter to End Power Contract, Could Close Doors

An aluminum company operating a western Kentucky smelter has given notice to terminate its power contract with Big Rivers Electric Corp. The move signals that the nearly 700-employee smelter at Hawesville is in jeopardy.

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