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Rusal To Build Pilot Plant For Production Of Fine Precipitated Aluminium Hydroxide

Rusal To Build Pilot Plant For Production Of Fine Precipitated Aluminium Hydroxide

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal announced yesterday that it has readied construction on a ₽500 million (US$7.84 million) pilot plant at Achinsk Alumina Refinery (AGK) dedicated to the production of fine precipitated aluminium hydroxide (FPAH). Rusal says the pilot plant, which...

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Labor Dispute Leads To Lockout At Rusal’s Bauxite Operation In Guyana

Upon word that its work force would not settle for receiving only 1 percent rather than the desired 15-percent boost in wages, management at Rusal’s Russian Bauxite Company in Guyana commenced a lockout while talks continued. “All affected workers are asked to leave the premises of the company with immediate effect,” stated a letter penned […]

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 […]

Nigeria To Restart Operations At ALSCON After Ten-Year Hiatus

Nigeria is reentering the aluminium game with the reopening of a domestic smelting firm that has been idle for a decade. Yesterday local media reported that Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari will soon reinaugurate the idled Aluminum Smelting Company of Nigeria (ALSCON), allowing it to begin aluminium production once more. On Sunday, Nigeria’s Director General of […]

U.S. Government Rescinds Sanctions On U.C. Rusal, En+ Group, And JSC EuroSibEnergo

The first business day back at work for the United States federal government saw the long-awaited lifting of sanctions from U.C. Rusal, En+ Group, and JSC EuroSibEnergo, bringing to a close the restrictions that crippled the firms since their imposition last April. In a release issued late Sunday, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office […]

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 […]