In a new deployment throughout the State of Bolivar, to stimulate the increase of production in the basic companies, the People’ Power Minister of Industries and National Production, Jorge Arreaza, supervised this Friday the industrial processes in three companies managed by the Corporación Venezolana de Guayana (CVG).
The Minister, accompanied by the working class and factory managers in each of the tours, inspected the work being carried out at Carbones del Orinoco C.A. (Carbonorca); Aluminio del Caroní, S.A. (Alcasa), and Industria Venezolana de Aluminio (Venalum).
“Production, Creativity, Productive Councils of Activated Workers. The aluminum chain is working with sovereignty. A new management model in CVG, based on productivity and workers’ strength,” he highlighted in his Twitter account @jaarreaza.
The minister inspected the production chain and the electrolytic reduction process of generation of primary aluminum and the supply of raw material and inputs for the steel industry at Carbonorca. This company is engaged in the production of different types of carbon anodes and calcined petroleum coke.
Alcasa and Venalum
The inspection at Alcasa included a tour of the Extrusion Plant, which has a 7″ press with a nominal processing capacity of 10,500 tons per year and an 8″ press with a capacity of 13,000 tons per year, as well as the Rolling and Smelting plants.
At Venalum, the inspection focused on the Cathodic Reconditioning Workshop, where details were given on how the cells are prepared; the V production line, and the V-350 cells, which are of technology created at CVG.
This tour ended in the Casting area, where 22 kg ingots of 99.7% purity aluminum are produced.
The visit to the State of Bolivar was also an opportunity for Minister Arreaza to supervise, together with the Minister of Ecosocialism, Josué Lorca, the industrial practices at Siderurgica del Orinoco “Alfredo Maneiro” (SIDOR).