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  • Krasnoyarsk Smelter implents Eco-Soderberg smelting technology

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    Rusal Converts Krasnoyarsk Smelter to EcoSøderberg Technology

    UC Rusal completed the transition of cell technology at its Krasnoyarsk (KrAZ) aluminum smelter to EcoSøderberg technology. The EcoSøderberg process is one of many developments achieved by Rusal’s Engineering and Technology Center. The process uses an improved design of the exhaust fume removal system which ensures a high degree of hermetic sealing, as well as an optimized anode […]

  • Rusal - Continuus-Properzi - ingot casting line

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    Rusal Commissions Ingot Casting Line for Automotive

    UC Rusal commissioned a new ingot casting complex at the Boguchansky smelter with a capacity of 120,000 tonnes of aluminum alloys per year. The more than 600 million ruble (US$8.7 million) project enables the company to increase its production of value-added products (VAP). “The new foundry complex at the Boguchansky aluminum smelter, the most modern enterprise […]

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    UC Rusal Celebrates 20 Years of Aluminum Leadership

    UC Rusal, one of the world’s major producers of aluminum and alumina, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. “At first glance, 20 years seems not long for the company to be in the place that it is currently in,” said Evgenii Nikitin, CEO of Rusal. “Nevertheless, over these years, Rusal has managed to achieve a lot […]

  • Rusal casting table

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    ARTICLE: Rusal Starts Up Pilot Casting Complex to Achieve a Maximum Alloy Purity

    By V. Mann, A. Krokhin, D. Ryabov, and A. Startsev, UC Rusal. The quality and properties of rolled aluminum products directly depend on the quality of the slab production, which determines the desirable structure, geometric dimensions, and purity of the metal. These factors are crucial for reducing costs during the rolling process, as well as […]

  • Rusal Bratsk smelter DGCS

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    Rusal Pledges to Install Modern Gas Cleaning Systems

    UC Rusal plans to install over 20 state-of-the-art dry gas cleaning systems (DGCS) at its smelters by 2025. These advanced systems were developed by the company’s design and scientific divisions and the new equipment will allow the company to capture over 99.5% of hydrogen fluoride and solid fluorides. “This project is truly unique thanks to […]

  • Rusal's new casting line from Properzi

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    Rusal Completes Construction of Casthouse at BoAZ Smelter

    UC Rusal completed the construction of a 120,000-tonne casthouse at the Boguchansky aluminum smelter (BoAZ), which will produce alloys for the automotive industry. According to IHS Markit research, the global automotive production will grow to 110 million cars by 2025, adding 15 million cars to production in 2019. In addition to production growth, an increasing […]

  • International Committee for Study of Bauxite, Alumina & Aluminium (ICSOBA) 

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    ICSOBA 2019 to Present Global Developments in Bauxite, Alumina, and Aluminum

    The International Committee for Study of Bauxite, Alumina & Aluminium (ICSOBA) will be hosting ICSOBA 2019 — 37th international conference and exhibition — on September 16-20, 2019 in Krasnoyrask, Russia. Sponsored by UC Rusal, the event will be held in conjunction with the 25th “Aluminium of Siberia” Conference within XI International Congress & Exhibition “Non-Ferrous Metals and Minerals” (NFM). […]

  • Braidy Atlas

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    Braidy Atlas Collaborating with BMW for Future Supply of Aluminum Sheet

    Braidy Atlas plans to cooperate with the BMW Group on sustainability and technical qualification for the future supply of 5000 and 6000 series automotive aluminum sheet. The milestone plan includes a comprehensive closed-loop recycling strategy that would leverage Braidy Atlas’ logistically optimal location in Ashland, Kentucky, which will be in close proximity to BMW´s car production […]

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    $200 Million Investment from Rusal for Braidy’s Atlas Mill

    Braidy Industries, Inc. and En+ Group plc, signed an LOI for a $200 million investment from UC Rusal for Braidy’s planned Atlas aluminum rolling mill in Ashland, Kentucky. In exchange for its investment, Rusal will obtain a 40% share in the project and will serve as Braidy’s exclusive supplier of low-carbon aluminum. This partnership enables Braidy […]