Century Aluminum announces $115 million-plus investment to upgrade smelter in Hawesville, Ky.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 5, 2018) – Century Aluminum Co., a global producer of primary aluminum, will invest approximately $116.5 million for improvements at its operation in Hawesville that will create over 250 full-time jobs, Gov. Matt Bevin announced today. Century will use its investment to upgrade its smelting technology and to train new and existing employees to use the new equipment. The Hawesville operation produces high purity metal required for the defense, aerospace and electrical industries. The improvements to the facility will allow the company to remain competitive in the marketplace and increase capacity. Lane Report

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Author: Matthew Randle