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Rusal Reports Progress In Difficult 2020 In Sustainability Report

Rusal Reports Progress In Difficult 2020 In Sustainability Report

Russian aluminium giant UC Rusal released its Sustainability Report for the year 2020 last week. The firm noted that, despite the massive challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, Rusal still made significant progress on its various sustainability goals. On the community front,...

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Rusal Processed And Sold 50 Percent Of Smelters’ Waste Over The Past Decade

Russian aluminium behemoth U.C. Rusal said yesterday that it has processed and sold approximately half of the waste product generated by its various smelters over the past decade, along with processing about a tenth of the red and nepheline mud at its alumina refineries over that same time period. According to the firm, it has […]

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 Debuts Cleaner, More Efficient Electrolysis Cell

Russian Federation aluminium major UC Rusal announced the activation of a new 550 kA electrolysis cell at at the company’s Sayanogorsk aluminium smelter in eastern Siberia. The new pot, named RA-550, is part of a US$28 million project to develop more modern and energy-efficient pots for smelting aluminium. Design began two years ago and was […]