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BRIEF-Century Aluminum To Temporarily Idle Its Hawesville Smelter Due To Soaring Energy Prices Issues Warn Notice To Employees

June 22 (Reuters) - Century Aluminum Co (CENX):

* CENTURY ALUMINUM TO TEMPORARILY IDLE ITS HAWESVILLE SMELTER DUE TO SOARING ENERGY PRICES; ISSUES WARN NOTICE TO EMPLOYEES

* CENTURY ALUMINUM CO (CENX) - SMELTER IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IDLING PROCESS ON MONDAY, JUNE 27TH

* CENTURY ALUMINUM (CENX) - EXPECTS TO IDLE OPERATIONS FOR A PERIOD OF APPROXIMATELY NINE TO TWELVE MONTHS UNTIL ENERGY PRICES RETURN TO MORE NORMALIZED LEVELS

* CENTURY ALUMINUM CO (CENX) - CENTURY CONTINUES TO EXPLORE ALL AVAILABLE OPTIONS TO AVOID TEMPORARY CURTAILMENT

* CENTURY ALUMINUM CO (CENX) - 600 WORKERS RECEIVED NOTICE TODAY UNDER WARN ACT THAT THEY WILL BE TEMPORARILY LAID OFF

* CENTURY ALUMINUM CO (CENX) - DOES NOT HAVE ANY CURRENT PLANS TO IDLE ANY OTHER FACILITY Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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