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How Long Can Century Aluminum Last?

By Rich Smith - Apr 20, 2013 at 1:15PM

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If its Hawesville, Ky., plant gets shut down, the stock could be in trouble -- and not just Century stock, either.

Alcoa (AA) reported a sizable "earnings beat" earlier this month. But all's not well in alumi-land. Another aluminum manufacturer -- Century Aluminum (CENX 5.19%) -- has just warned workers and investors that it might be forced to close down its largest aluminum plant in the United States.

Find out why, and find out what other companies could be put at risk by a shutdown in Hawesville, Ky., as Fool contributor Rich Smith explains in the following video.

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