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Russian Government Crafting Response to Trump Aluminium Tariffs

Russian Government Crafting Response to Trump Aluminium Tariffs

The government of the Russian Federation said yesterday that it is in the midst of crafting a response to the lately-enacted blanket 10-percent tariffs upon aluminium imports put into place by United States President Donald Trump. Russia’s Deputy Economic Development Minister Alexei...

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Strengthened Aluminium Demand and Rising Prices Bolster Rusal’s 2017 Numbers

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal released numbers for the fourth quarter and full year 2017 on Friday. Strengthened demand and recovering aluminium prices helped the firm post almost uniformly positive results in both the production and financial arenas. In the fourth quarter of 2017, Rusal produced 945 thousand metric tons of primary aluminium, up […]

Rusal Inks Agreement with SMS Group to Develop Continuous Aluminium Casting Equipment

Russian Federation aluminium behemoth U.C. Rusal announced yesterday the execution of a cooperation agreement with German engineering titan SMS Group GmbH that will have the two industry leaders collaborating on continuous casting equipment. Utilizing Rusal’s proprietary continuous casting, rolling, and extrusion technology, the agreement proposes to have the duo work in concert to construct such […]

Rusal’s Deripaska to Step Down and Focus on Norilsk Nickel

Russian Federation industrialist Oleg Deripaska is to step down from his position as president of both En+ Group and U.C. Rusal, Russian and international media reported. While RUSAL clarified that no such decision has been made yet and that the Company’s board will discuss executive changes on 22 February, sources told the media earlier this […]

Rusal Mulling Industrial-Scale Production of Scandium Oxide from Red Mud

With the results of a successful pilot program in hand, Russian Federation aluminium behemoth U. C. Rusal revealed yesterday that plans are in the works to build a scandium oxide (Sc2O3) production unit at Urals Aluminium Smelter (UAZ). Rusal says the results from a series of test programs over the past several years proving up […]