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Rusal Mulling Partnership with RusHydro on Siberian Aluminium Smelter Project

Rusal Mulling Partnership with RusHydro on Siberian Aluminium Smelter Project

Russian Federation state-owned hydroelectric company RusHydro is weighing a partnership with compatriot firm U.C. Rusal in a new aluminium smelter project in southern Siberia. According to a report by Reuters, recovery of the aluminium market has prompted Rusal to restart work on...

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Rusal Opens US$1.14 MM Sodium Sulfate Plant in Central Siberia

Russian Federation aluminium titan UC Rusal announced yesterday the opening of a new US$1.14-million two-stage sodium sulfate gas treatment plant attached to the Krasnoyarsk aluminium smelter (KRAZ). The technology utilized at the plant is groundbreaking as the plant puts off no liquid nor solid waste thanks to an efficient two-stage gas scrubbing process. The use […]

Increased Alumina and Bauxite Production Strengthens Rusal’s Q2 Results

Russian Federation aluminium titan UC Rusal released operating results for the second quarter earlier today. The firm posted steady gains over the previous quarter across the board in both production and sales. Aluminium production in the quarter totaled 921 thousand metric tons, a 1.2-percent increase quarter-on-quarter, with a utilization rate that remained steady at 95 […]

Russian Scientists Develop Porous, Floating Aluminium Alloy

Researchers in Russia have announced the development of an unsinkable aluminium alloy by making the substance porus. St. Petersburg’s Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University’s (SPbPU) Laboratory of Light Materials and Structures developed the breakthrough material by introducing gas into the process of remelting while the aluminium alloy was in its liquid state. In […]

Lightweight Aluminium-Alloy Bridge Completed in Eastern Russia

UC Rusal and the Russian Aluminium Association announced yesterday the completion of the country’s second footbridge constructed with aluminium alloys. The bridge, which is located in eastern Russia’s Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, was constructed alongside a similar bridge that was completed last month. Both bridges are 125 feet long and 21 feet wide, and each bridge […]

Global Aluminium Deficit to Rise to 1.8 MMT in 2018: Rusal’s Mukhamedshin

The second-largest aluminium producer on Earth expects a global aluminium deficit as large as 1.8 million metric tons next year, with the widening divergence between supply and demand due to a drop in output from the People’s Republic of China. UC Rusal’s Deputy Chief Executive Oleg Mukhamedshin predicted the rise from this year’s 1.3 million […]