Industrial Safety

Five injured in molten metal explosion at Noranda Aluminum plant

By KFVS12 news report

Aug 04, 2015

Five people were injured in a molten metal explosion at Noranda Aluminum (www.norandaaluminum.com) in New Madrid, MO on Tuesday. It happened around 12:30 p.m. at the cast house in Noranda's plant.

New Madrid County Sheriff Terry Stevens says there have been no fatalities. Injuries were limited to non-critical abrasions, dust irritation, or smoke inhalation, according to Mark Christian, communications director at Noranda.

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