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Lower Sales Volumes Punish Rusal’s Bottom Line In 2020’s First Half

Lower Sales Volumes Punish Rusal’s Bottom Line In 2020’s First Half

Russian Federation aluminium titan UC Rusal released financial and production results for the first half of 2020 yesterday. Though production was steady, lower prices and lower sales volumes conspired to dent financial numbers in the period. For the opening half of 2020,...

Rusal Debuts Pilot Program To Produce Aluminium Smelting Pots With Inert Anodes

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal said yesterday it has begun testing operations for a pilot program dedicated to producing industrial electrolytic cells with inert anodes. The pilot program’s new anodes are notable due to their improved design and industry-leading low carbon footprint. Rusal says the new design produced by the pilot program will replace […]

Rusal Plans US$190 Million Refit To Sayanogorsk Electrode Production Equipment

Russian Federation aluminium behemoth U. C. Rusal said yesterday it plans to invest about US$190 million to modernize electrode production at the Sayanogorsk smelter over the next three years. Per the firm, the move has two main benefits. Firstly, the improvements will make the anodes run more economically, boosting their energy efficiency indicators. Control of […]

Rusal Begins Production Of Aluminium Alloy Cathodic Protection Anodes

Russian Federation aluminium behemoth U.C. Rusal yesterday announced the commencement of cathodic protection anodes designed for use in the prevention of corrosion on pipelines, shipbuilding, and a myriad of other heavy industries. The move is a bid to increase the firm’s share of value-added products in its business mix. The anodes, which will be produced […]