Rusal and Vedanta-Associated JV Ink Deal to Make Aluminium Pastes and Powders in India

Rusal and Vedanta-Associated JV Ink Deal to Make Aluminium Pastes and Powders in India

Russian Federation aluminium giant U.C. Rusal announced a new joint venture with Runaya Metsource LLP, a partnership between Annanya Agarwal and Naivedya Agarwal, two principal shareholders of Vedanta Resources plc. According to the announcement, the joint partnership will be to establish a...


Rusal Announces Price of Initial Panda Bonds

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal announced yesterday the particulars on the firm’s joint offering of Panda Bonds. According to the company’s press release, the first tranche has a total principal amount of CNY1 billion (USD145 million, RUB8.4 million), a tenor of 2+1 years, and a coupon rate of 5.5% per annum. The offering is […]

Russian Researchers Develop Nano Powders for Improving Aluminium Alloys

Researchers from the Russian Federation are working to develop nano powders to be added to aluminium alloys that will enhance certain beneficial qualities of those alloys. Russian News Agency TASS reports the development taking place at the laboratories of the Siberian Federal University (SFU) in Krasnoyarsk. “This is our unique development of researchers from the […]

Spike in Russian Scrap Aluminium Alloy Prices Send Japanese Buyers to China

According to sources who recently spoke to Platts, secondary aluminium smelters in Japan are migrating from Russian suppliers to those in the People’s Republic of China as prices of AK5M2 alloy from the former have risen on account of a seasonal shortage in scrap aluminium. Prices for Russian AK5M2 with a magnesium content of 0.1% […]

Firms that Give Back – Profiles in CSR in the Aluminium Industry

These pages have featured stories about the business aspect of the global aluminium trade for quite some time now. While the dollars and cents of the trade are of obvious importance, the corporate social responsibility conducted by the firms we report on, while not directly contributing to their bottom lines, are of an even greater […]