Russia

Rusal And Braidy Industries Announce Deal To Build Automotive Aluminium Plant In Kentucky

Rusal And Braidy Industries Announce Deal To Build Automotive Aluminium Plant In Kentucky

With the weight of sanctions finally lifted from its shoulders, Russian Federation aluminium giant U.C. Rusal announced earlier today a joint venture with Braidy Industries to construct and operate a flat-rolled aluminium rolling plant in Ashland, Kentucky. Per Rusal, the mill will...

Events

Despite Sanctions, Rusal’s Sales Of Alumina Jumped By 26.8 Percent In 2018

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal reported financial and production results for 2018 yesterday, turning in strong numbers especially in light of the sanctions placed upon it for the majority of the year by the United States government. In 2018, Rusal smelted 3,753 thousand metric tons of primary aluminium, 1.2 percent above the prior year’s […]

Researchers Develop New Aluminium Alloy Using Microscopic Diamonds

A team of Russian and British scientists announced the development of a process to add nanoscale diamonds to molten aluminium, making a new aluminium alloy tailored to maritime transportation applications. Researchers from Brunel University in London and Tomsk State University in south-central Siberia say the process is the first of its kind, as no efforts […]

Rusal Bauxite Production Jumped 18.9 Percent In 2018

Despite being hampered by sanctions most of both periods, Russian aluminium giant U.C. Rusal showed production results ranging from level pegging to significant increases in both the fourth quarter and the full year of 2018. In last year’s final quarter, Rusal produced 943 thousand metric tons of primary aluminium, up by 3 thousand metric tons […]

U.S. Senate Votes Against Extending Sanctions On Rusal

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal is seeing more light at the end of the sanctions tunnel after the United States Senate rejected legislation that would have kept the world’s second-biggest aluminium producer under sanction. On Wednesday the upper house of Congress voted 57-42 to end debate on the legislation, effectively ending its consideration by […]

LME To Trade Rusal Aluminium Upon Lifting Of OFAC Sanctions

Another hopeful sign emerged last week for troubled Russian Federation aluminium giant U.C. Rusal when the London Metal Exchange confirmed that it would begin again accepting the firm’s aluminium when United States government sanctions are lifted. Per Reuters, the Exchange discussed resuming the trading of Rusal aluminium upon the revocation of sanctions, and no objections […]