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Rusal And RusHydro Commission First Potline At Boguchansky Aluminium Smelter

Rusal And RusHydro Commission First Potline At Boguchansky Aluminium Smelter

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal, in conjunction with PJSC RusHydro, announced yesterday the commissioning of the first potline at Boguchansky aluminium smelter (BoAZ) in the Boguchansky Energy and Metals Complex (BEMO) in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia. The commissioning of the potline at...

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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 […]