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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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Russia’s Metal Sector Must Change To Adapt To “Illegal” Sanctions: Putin

Russia’s aluminium sector could be in for some major changes to combat sanctions against the country, as raw materials and sales of finished product have been hampered due to limits enacted by the global community. Such was the message delivered by Russia’s leader Vladimir Putin on Wednesday. In a televised meeting with various metals industry […]

Rusal Pushes Back Against Rio Tinto’s Takeover Of Queensland Alumina

Russian aluminium firm UC Rusal fired back at its partner at Queensland Alumina Ltd., Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group after the latter stepped in and took control of Rusal’s 20-percent share of the operation earlier this month. Citing sanctions against Russia for its invasion of Ukraine and specifically a ban on alumina exports to […]

Rio Tinto Takes Full Control Of Queensland Alumina Refinery From UC Rusal

Anglo-Australian metals mining giant Rio Tinto Group has taken full control of the Queensland alumina refinery it shares with Russian aluminium titan UC Rusal, boxing out the embattled firm that is already suffering due to sanctions imposed upon Russian businesses in the wake of the country’s invasion of Ukraine. According to an emailed statement, Rio […]

Rusal Ships First Ore From Guinea Mines Since Mid-March

Newly-released shipping data shows that Russia’s UC Rusal has shipped the first bauxite ore from its operations in West Africa in almost a month. Data from Refinitiv indicates that an ore transport ship with ties to Rusal loaded a larger ore ship that left Kamsar in Guinea on Tuesday. Although sanctions against Russian businesses have […]