ASI is pleased to announce that Mineração Rio do Norte – MRN has joined as a new Production & Transformation member, bringing the total number of ASI Members to 147.
About Mineração Rio do Norte – MRN
We are the largest Brazilian producer of bauxite, the raw material for aluminum. A company formed by an association of domestic and foreign companies that has been in operation since 1979 in the Amazon, in the western region of Pará state. Our business is to lift, beneficiate and sell bauxite.
Our values are safety, health, environment and sustainability. Our commitment is to generate economic development with respect to man and nature.
Our mission is to produce and supply bauxite ore in full compliance with quality specifications, ensuring customer satisfaction and return on investment for our shareholders while maintaining a relationship of sound respect for man and nature.
Being an economically sound company, reaching levels of performance that are consistent with the best operations in the world and supported by the principles of public and social responsibility.
Seeking the ASI (Aluminum Stewardship Initiative) certification is an important decision for MRN, as we want to show the organization’s strong commitment to achieving sustainable bauxite production. We are in the middle of the Amazon, in the west of the state of Pará, the constant search for the production of bauxite in a sustainable way becomes even more significant. Our values are respect for safety, health, environment and sustainability. Our commitment to generating economic development with respect for the environment and for future generations is in line with ASI’s objectives of having a sustainable performance of the entire aluminum production value chain.
– Guido Germani, MRN CEO