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Rusal Plans US$190 Million Refit To Sayanogorsk Electrode Production Equipment

Rusal Plans US$190 Million Refit To Sayanogorsk Electrode Production Equipment

Russian Federation aluminium behemoth U. C. Rusal said yesterday it plans to invest about US$190 million to modernize electrode production at the Sayanogorsk smelter over the next three years. Per the firm, the move has two main benefits. Firstly, the improvements will...

Rusal To Invest ₽500 Million In Program To Fund 11 Civic Improvement Projects Throughout Russia

Russian Federation aluminium behemoth U.C. Rusal will invest ₽500 million (US$7.9 million) to support eleven infrastructure and recreational programs throughout Russia. Rusal chose the eleven projects as part of a competition last year in which over two dozen urban projects were evaluated by company representatives, subject matter experts, and online poll participants. Almost 20 thousand […]

Rusal Announces ₽5.2 Billion Modernization Push For Sayanogorsk And Khakas Aluminium Smelters

Russian Federation aluminium giant U.C. Rusal announced yesterday a plan to invest ₽5.2 billion (US$83 million) to modernize its aluminium smelters at Sayanogorsk and Khakas. Per the firm, the largest projects associated with this modernization push will involve upgrading the casthouse at Khakas with a new cleaning system for its 10-metric-ton ladles. The improvement will […]

“Unrest” In Guyana Prompts Rusal’s Sudden Exit

Citing unrest and sabotage, Russian Federation aluminium giant U.C. Rusal shut down operations in Guyana yesterday, leaving over 300 employees without a job. In a press release, Rusal said yesterday that several incidents in the recent past have pushed them to the inevitable. “As a result of serious illegitimate actions that have gone beyond the […]

Rusal Invests ₽600 Million On Eco-Friendly Capacity Increase Of Volgograd Aluminium Smelter’s Coke-Calcining Kiln

Russian aluminium behemoth U.C. Rusal said yesterday it has invested ₽600 million (US$9.45 million) to carry out an eco-friendly modernization of Volgograd aluminium smelter’s (VgAZ) coke-calcining kiln. According to Rusal, the modernization boosted the kiln’s output capacity by between 3 and 4 metric tons per hour to a new total of 12 metric tons per […]