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Sanctions And Weak Aluminium Prices At LME Weigh Down Rusal’s Q1 Results

Sanctions And Weak Aluminium Prices At LME Weigh Down Rusal’s Q1 Results

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal released results for the first quarter 2019 yesterday. Though United States sanctions were lifted in January, the lingering effects combined with a drop in aluminium prices at the London Metal Exchange to take a gouge out...

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Rusal Resumes Aluminium Shipments To U.S. Buyers

With sanctions finally in the rear-view mirror, Russian Federation aluminium giant U.C. Rusal said earlier this week that it has resumed shipments to buyers in the United States. In comments made to Reuters on Monday, Rusal CEO Evgenii Nikitin said that the firm will spend much of the rest of this year working to re-sign […]

Rusal And RusHydro Commission First Potline At Boguchansky Aluminium Smelter

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal, in conjunction with PJSC RusHydro, announced yesterday the commissioning of the first potline at Boguchansky aluminium smelter (BoAZ) in the Boguchansky Energy and Metals Complex (BEMO) in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia. The commissioning of the potline at BoAZ, which boasts a nameplate capacity of 298 thousand metric tons per annum, […]

Rusal To Build Pilot Plant For Production Of Fine Precipitated Aluminium Hydroxide

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal announced yesterday that it has readied construction on a ₽500 million (US$7.84 million) pilot plant at Achinsk Alumina Refinery (AGK) dedicated to the production of fine precipitated aluminium hydroxide (FPAH). Rusal says the pilot plant, which will possess a nameplate production capacity of 5 thousand metric tons per annum, […]

Despite Sanctions, Rusal’s Sales Of Alumina Jumped By 26.8 Percent In 2018

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal reported financial and production results for 2018 yesterday, turning in strong numbers especially in light of the sanctions placed upon it for the majority of the year by the United States government. In 2018, Rusal smelted 3,753 thousand metric tons of primary aluminium, 1.2 percent above the prior year’s […]

Researchers Develop New Aluminium Alloy Using Microscopic Diamonds

A team of Russian and British scientists announced the development of a process to add nanoscale diamonds to molten aluminium, making a new aluminium alloy tailored to maritime transportation applications. Researchers from Brunel University in London and Tomsk State University in south-central Siberia say the process is the first of its kind, as no efforts […]