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Moscow In Talks With Aluminium Firms On New Mineral Extraction Tax

Moscow In Talks With Aluminium Firms On New Mineral Extraction Tax

Several sources with knowledge of the situation told Reuters this week that talks between the Russian government and producers of aluminium and other metals and fertilizers have yet to yield a consensus on how best to implement Moscow’s new tax structure on...

Events

Rusal Listed Among Top Emerging Market Performers For Sustainable Production

Russian aluminium giant UC Rusal announced last week its inclusion V.E’s (Vigeo Eiris) list of 100 Best Emerging Market performers, measuring various sustainability criteria. The list evaluates over 800 companies across three dozen industries, including building materials, telecommunications, and mining and minerals. The companies are evaluated across six areas: Environment, Human Rights, Human Resources, Community […]

Rusal Produces Russia’s First Sustainable Aluminium Light Poles

Russian aluminium behemoth UC Rusal became the first in the nation to produce a lighting pole made from aluminium alloys last month, paving the way for a wider acceptance of the non-corrosive, highly-resilient light poles throughout Russia. Rusal delivered the first consignment of two dozen aluminium light poles produced by Krasnoyarsk Metallurgical Plant (KraMZ) and […]

Rusal Reports Progress In Difficult 2020 In Sustainability Report

Russian aluminium giant UC Rusal released its Sustainability Report for the year 2020 last week. The firm noted that, despite the massive challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, Rusal still made significant progress on its various sustainability goals. On the community front, Rusal invested about ₽4 billion on several medical centers dedicated to fighting the […]

Rusal Employs Quality Control Neural Network At Irkutsk Aluminium Smelter

Russian Federation aluminium titan UC Rusal announced this week the implementation of a new neural network at Irkutsk Aluminium Smelter that will monitor the quality of the plant’s aluminium ingot. Rusal’s new neural network utilizes a video monitoring system to check the surface quality of small aluminium ingots during production, checking for defects as the […]