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Rusal Inks Agreement With Sberbank On Sustainability Initiatives

Rusal Inks Agreement With Sberbank On Sustainability Initiatives

Russian Federation aluminium behemoth UC Rusal said yesterday that it has signed an agreement with PJSC Sberbank to collaborate on their Environment, Social and Governance (ESG). The agreement’s ultimate aim is to attain UN Sustainable Development Goals. The announcement was made at...

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 smelted 1,867 thousand metric tons of primary aluminium, level on the year […]

Rusal To Host Competition For Design Of Krasnoyarsk Central Park

Russian Federation aluminium giant UC Rusal announced yesterday an international competition to design a concept for a central park in Krasnoyarsk as part of a larger project to refurbish the open spaces of the cities in which they operate. Rusal’s competition will hand out a total of over US$81,600 in prize money to the top […]

Rusal Achieves Sustainability Benchmarks For 2019 Finance Facility

Russian Federation aluminium titan UC Rusal announced yesterday its achievement of sustainability benchmarks negotiated in a finance facility signed last year. As a result, the firm will now be assessed a lower interest rate than it has been paying on the loan until now. Per the firm, it met 2019 target levels of the sustainability […]

Rusal Completes Emissions Upgrade At Krasnoyarsk Aluminium Smelter

Russian Federation aluminium giant UC Rusal said yesterday that the Krasnoyarsk Aluminium Smelter (KrAZ) has completed the transition to emissions-reducing EcoSoderberg technology. Per Rusal, the technology utilizes a design that traps exhaust fumes from the production process, which, along with the optimized anode paste composition, seals off a high degree of tarry materials along the […]

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 […]