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Rusal To Install Over 20 New Dry Gas Cleaning Systems Across Several Smelters

Rusal To Install Over 20 New Dry Gas Cleaning Systems Across Several Smelters

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal announced on Thursday a pledge to install more than a score of cutting-edge dry gas cleaning systems (DGCS) on aluminium smelters run by the company over the coming five years. The firm says the DGCS project...

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Rusal to Invest US$250 MM in Gas-Capture Technology at Four Aluminium Smelters

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal is planning to invest US$250 million in a five-year project to implement cutting-edge automation technology across several of its aluminium smelters. The proprietary technology, dubbed EcoSoderberg, was developed in Rusal’s Engineering and Technology Centre based in Krasnoyarsk and significantly improves efficiency by removing certain gases from the reduction cells. […]

Rusal’s Aluminium and Alumina Production Up in Q3, But Bauxite Production Off

Russian Federation aluminium behemoth UC Rusal released operating results for the third quarter of 2017 yesterday, reporting modest gains in primary aluminium and alumina while showing a respectable drop in bauxite ore production. Rusal produced 931 thousand metric tons of primary aluminium in the third quarter, a quarter-on-quarter increase of 1.1 percent from the second-quarter […]

Rusal Opens 72 ktpa Petroleum Coke Calciner in South Central Siberia

Russian Federation aluminium major U.C. Rusal announced yesterday the commissioning of a new calciner at its smelter in south-central Siberia. Rusal installed the US$23.7 million calciner at the Irkutsk Aluminium Smelter (IrkAZ) after a decision two years ago to upgrade it in order to supply calcined coke to the Sayanogorsk Aluminium Smelter 500 miles to […]

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 […]