Technology

Rusal to Establish Data Center at Nadvoitsy Aluminium Smelter in NW Russia

Rusal to Establish Data Center at Nadvoitsy Aluminium Smelter in NW Russia

Russian Federation aluminium juggernaut U.C. Rusal yesterday proclaimed the commencement of development for a data center at Nadvoitsy Aluminium Smelter in the Russian Republic of Karelia. Rusal says the data center now in development will provide the firm a raft of IT...

Events

Hydro Opens New Technological Pilot Operation at Karmøy

Norsk Hydro ASA inaugurated its new aluminium-smelting operation at Karmøy late last week. The company hails the new plant as being the most climate-friendly aluminium operation on Earth. The star-studded event featured an appearance by Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg and a free concert by Alan Walker. “The technology Hydro has developed represents a quantum […]

Siemens to Install Medium- and Low-Voltage Drives at Aluminium Plants in China

German conglomerate Siemens AG announced yesterday a plan to deliver to and install medium- and low-voltage drives in aluminium plants in the People’s Republic of China. According to the relevant release, the contract is in the low tens of millions of euros and will commence in November. Installations will continue through next spring, according to […]

Rusal Commissions US$5.6 Million Facility for New Aluminium Alloy Wire Rods in NW Russia

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal announced yesterday the beginning of a project to produce a new variant of aluminium alloy wire rods at its Kandalaksha aluminium smelter (KAZ). Rusal began the US$5.6 million project in March 2016, which included the installation of a series of four state-of-the-art furnaces specially designed for hardening 6101-T4 aluminium […]

Rusal Opens US$1.14 MM Sodium Sulfate Plant in Central Siberia

Russian Federation aluminium titan UC Rusal announced yesterday the opening of a new US$1.14-million two-stage sodium sulfate gas treatment plant attached to the Krasnoyarsk aluminium smelter (KRAZ). The technology utilized at the plant is groundbreaking as the plant puts off no liquid nor solid waste thanks to an efficient two-stage gas scrubbing process. The use […]