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Rusal Wins Innovation Award For Dry Cleaning Gas System

Rusal Wins Innovation Award For Dry Cleaning Gas System

Russian Federation aluminium giant UC Rusal announced last week its receipt of a national award for its dry cleaning gas system (DGCS) in operation at three of its aluminium smelters. Rusal received the Vernadsky National Environmental Award in the “Innovative eco-efficient technologies...

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Rusal Wins Approval for 8xxx-Series Wires from Russian Government

Russian Federation aluminium behemoth U. C. Rusal announced yesterday the approval of two 8xxx-series aluminium alloys by the Russian government for use in electrical wiring. According to the firm’s press release, the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation approved the use of 8030 and 8176 aluminium alloys in electrical applications, permitting their use in […]

Rusal Completes US$7.6-Million Modernization Project at Irkutsk Aluminium Smelter

Russian Federation aluminium titan UC Rusal announced yesterday the completion of a US$7.6 million project to modify its Befesa-2 line at Irkutsk Aluminium Smelter (IrkAZ) in eastern Siberia. The just-completed modifications were carried out by Rusal’s Engineering and Technology Center in conjunction with Spain’s Befesa Aluminio S.L. and included the addition of a new casting […]

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 […]

Rusal Announces Pair of Senior Appointments in Aluminium Division

Russian Federation aluminium giant UC Rusal announced two senior staff appointments to its Aluminium Division yesterday. The firm announced the appointment of Oleg Buts to the position of Managing Director of the Irkutsk Aluminium Smelter (IrkAZ) in southern Siberia. Buts is replacing Evgeny Kuriyanov, who has been named the Managing Director of the Krasnoyarsk Aluminium […]