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Rusal Inks Supply Agreement With Auto Parts Maker Kosei On Low-Carbon Aluminium

Rusal Inks Supply Agreement With Auto Parts Maker Kosei On Low-Carbon Aluminium

Russian Federation aluminium titan UC Rusal announced earlier this week its selection by global wheel and automotive component maker Kosei to be its global supplier of high-quality aluminium alloys. Rusal says it will be selling its proprietary low-carbon aluminium ALLOW to Kosei....

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Rusal Inks US$1.085 Billion Sustainability-Linked Pre-Export Finance Facility

Russian Federation aluminium giant U.C. Rusal announced yesterday the signing of a five-year, US$1.085-billion sustainability-linked pre-export finance facility, the first of its kind ever arranged by domestic and international banks in Russia. Per the firm, the facility grew from the originally-announced amount of US$750 million due to market support for its low-carbon and green aluminium […]

Aluminium: Balancing the Low-Carbon Equation

Climate change is in the headlines again, thanks largely due to the commentary of 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg. Though often brash and confrontational, Thunberg is emphasizing the dire straits in which humanity finds itself relative to our environment and our collective effect upon it like few others before her have done. As the world […]

Rusal Launches Russia’s First US$750 MM Sustainability Linked Pre-Export Finance Facility

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal said yesterday it is preparing to enter a new five-year sustainability-linked syndicated facility worth US$750 million. It will be the first such facility ever arranged by international commercial banks in Russia. Rusal says the proceeds from the Sustainability Linked Pre-Export Finance (PXF) facility will be used to refinance outstanding […]

Low-carbon Aluminium Boosts Industry’s Green Credentials

Global warming remains one of the leading critical global issues – emphasised in the last Paris accord and this month’s COP23 summit in Bonn. The carbon equivalent (CE), as a measure of how much CO2 is produced by any activity, is now accepted as a crucial major index of environmental performance, not least for the […]

Rusal Sets New Standard in Low-Carbon Aluminium with ALLOW

Aluminium has staked a spot in the metals market as the environmentally-responsible choice, boasting attributes including its light weight and 100-percent recyclability. However, the metal’s Achilles heel has long been the significant energy requirements needed for its production. Current technology requires no less that 12,000 kWh of electricity for every metric ton of primary aluminium […]