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Rusal And RusHydro Commission First Potline At Boguchansky Aluminium Smelter

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...

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Rusal Bauxite Production Jumped 18.9 Percent In 2018

Despite being hampered by sanctions most of both periods, Russian aluminium giant U.C. Rusal showed production results ranging from level pegging to significant increases in both the fourth quarter and the full year of 2018. In last year’s final quarter, Rusal produced 943 thousand metric tons of primary aluminium, up by 3 thousand metric tons […]

U.S. Senate Votes Against Extending Sanctions On Rusal

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal is seeing more light at the end of the sanctions tunnel after the United States Senate rejected legislation that would have kept the world’s second-biggest aluminium producer under sanction. On Wednesday the upper house of Congress voted 57-42 to end debate on the legislation, effectively ending its consideration by […]

LME To Trade Rusal Aluminium Upon Lifting Of OFAC Sanctions

Another hopeful sign emerged last week for troubled Russian Federation aluminium giant U.C. Rusal when the London Metal Exchange confirmed that it would begin again accepting the firm’s aluminium when United States government sanctions are lifted. Per Reuters, the Exchange discussed resuming the trading of Rusal aluminium upon the revocation of sanctions, and no objections […]

U.S. Government Grants En+, Rusal Another Two Weeks Before Third-Party Sanctions Kick In

Acknowledging the progress En+ Group, U.C. Rusal, and GAZ Group has made in complying with United States government requirements for distancing itself from founder Oleg Deripaska, on Friday the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) granted another extension to the firms’ grace period without stricter sanctions. A press release posted […]