Losses slowly narrowing for Alcoa

ALUMINIUM producer Alcoa has posted a $US194 million ($A209.6 million) loss for the March quarter, with results being impacted by restructuring and special charges of $295 million relating to the permanent closure of two North American smelters.

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Production at the smelters in North Carolina and Maryland has been curtailed since 2002 and 2005 respectively, and restructuring and environmental costs to permanently close them during the quarter

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