u.c. rusal

Strikers At Rusal’s COBAD Bauxite Mine In Guinea Win Concessions On Pay And Working Conditions

Strikers At Rusal’s COBAD Bauxite Mine In Guinea Win Concessions On Pay And Working Conditions

A strike at Russian aluminium firm UC Rusal’s Guinea operation Compagnie des Bauxites de Dian-Dian (COBAD) concluded last week after a week and labor’s concessions on salary and working conditions. The COBAD strike, which commenced on 26 May, sought a bump in...

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Rusal Debuts New 5xxx Aluminium Alloy

Russian aluminium giant UC Rusal announced this week the development of a new 5xxx aluminium alloy intended for anodizing applications. The 5005A aluminium alloy has begun mass production at Bratsk Aluminium Smelter (BrAZ), and Rusal’s Technical Directorate has already conducted a general assessment of the alloy. Rusal’s new aluminum alloy has the advantage of readily […]

Rusal Reports 8.1 Percent Jump In Aluminium Sales In Fourth Quarter

Russian aluminium giant UC Rusal released results for the fourth quarter and full year 2021 this week. Numbers were generally better across the board as the company, along with the rest of the market, continues to claw back from the effects of the global coronavirus. Rusal’s aluminium production rose in the quarter by one percent […]

Rusal Pays ₽61.5 MM In Indebtedness Ahead Of Schedule In December

Russian aluminium giant UC Rusal announced this week that it has paid off ₽61.5 billion (US$837 million) in loans to Sberbank ahead of the scheduled repayment date in the month of December. Rusal agreed to the loan in 2010, which is backed by PJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel. The loan was extended last year and features […]

Rusal Opens New Low-Carbon Aluminium Smelter In Siberia

Russian aluminium titan UC Rusal announced this week the opening of the first phase of its new low-carbon aluminium smelter Taishet Aluminium Smelter (TaAZ) in Siberia. In a press release Rusal touted the new TaAZ smelter as among the greenest aluminium smelters on Earth. The plant runs on hydroelectricity produced in Siberia, utilizes a gas […]

Rusal Invests ₽870 MM To Modernize SKAD Aluminium Alloy Wheel Plant

Russian aluminium giant UC Rusal announced this week a plan to invest ₽870 million (US$12 million) to improve its SKAD aluminium alloy wheel production plant. Per the firm, the plant has already seen an overhaul and modernization of production at the plant, including improvements to the workshops and main process equipment, new equipment for in-line […]