Victor Mann

Rusal Debuts Pilot Program To Produce Aluminium Smelting Pots With Inert Anodes

Rusal Debuts Pilot Program To Produce Aluminium Smelting Pots With Inert Anodes

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal said yesterday it has begun testing operations for a pilot program dedicated to producing industrial electrolytic cells with inert anodes. The pilot program’s new anodes are notable due to their improved design and industry-leading low carbon...

Rusal Mulling Industrial-Scale Production of Scandium Oxide from Red Mud

With the results of a successful pilot program in hand, Russian Federation aluminium behemoth U. C. Rusal revealed yesterday that plans are in the works to build a scandium oxide (Sc2O3) production unit at Urals Aluminium Smelter (UAZ). Rusal says the results from a series of test programs over the past several years proving up […]

Rusal Announces Plans for Large-Scale, Affordable Production of Aluminium Fire Retardant

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal revealed plans late last week for a ₽250 million (US$4.4 million) pilot project at its Achinsk Alumina Refinery to produce fine precipitated aluminium hydroxide (FPAH) more affordably than ever before. Rusal is planning to build upon testing done last year, when a laboratory-scale plant at the refinery successfully produced […]

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 […]

Rusal Produces First Batch of Scandium Oxide

Russian aluminium giant UC Rusal announced yesterday that it had for the first time produced scandium oxide at a concentration exceeding 99%. According to the firm, the achievement occurred at its smelter in the Ural mountains known as UAZ. Rusal previously installed and launched a pilot unit that was designed to process scandium concentrate into […]