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Russian Researchers Develop Nano Powders for Improving Aluminium Alloys

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...

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Rusal’s Aluminium, Alumina Output Rose in Fourth Quarter 2016

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal reported operational results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2016 yesterday. Though production totals tended to rise in the quarter and over the course of the year for aluminium and alumina, a difficult commodities market hampered profits derived from sales in 2016. The firm’s fourth-quarter aluminium output […]

Rusal Prices Initial Eurobond

Russian Federation aluminium titan UC Rusal announced the pricing of its first-ever Eurobond this week. The US$600 million bond has a maturity term of five years at a 5.125% rate of return. Rusal says the proceeds of this bond issue will be used to refinance its indebtedness. According to a source familiar with the deal, […]

Russian Researchers Develop Improved Method for Bonding Coatings on Aluminium Alloys

Researchers from the Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) and the Institute of High Current Electronics in the Russian Federation have formulated a method for applying wear-resistant coatings on metals using aluminium alloys. The method under development uses silumin, a group of aluminium alloys that are particularly corrosion resistant, lightweight and strong. Rather than applying coatings in […]

Rusal Partners with ELKA-Cable to Build Cable Plant

Russian Federation aluminium major UC Rusal announced last week that it has entered into an agreement with fellow Russian firm ELKA-Cable to build a jointly-owned cable production facility. The firms executed a shareholder’s agreement forming a pact to build what will be known as Bogoslovsk Cable Plant, which will be situated on land occupied at […]

Rusal Beats Market Expectations with Third Quarter Numbers

Russian Federation aluminium titan UC Rusal reported third quarter numbers today. The firm boasted a significantly higher than expected twenty-two percent increase in earnings quarter-on-quarter, largely thanks to a bump in shipment and global prices and greater discipline by the company on costs. London Metal Exchange prices made a comeback during the third quarter by […]