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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 […]

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    Rusal Launches First Potline at Its Boguchansky Smelter

    UC Rusal and RusHydro, one of Russia’s largest generating companies, commissioned the first potline at the Boguchansky aluminum smelter (BoAZ), part of the Boguchany Energy and Metals Complex (BEMO). It is also the first example of a large scale public-private partnership in Russia. “The launch of the first production line of the Boguchansky aluminum smelter is […]

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    ARTICLE: Addressing the Challenge of Bauxite Residue

    By Alton Tabereaux, Contributing Editor. The largest waste by-product generated in the Bayer bauxite refining process is bauxite residue, commonly called red mud. An enormous quantity of caustic red mud is generated worldwide every year, posing a very serious and alarming environmental and safety problem. The storage of red mud is a challenge for alumina […]

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    U.S. Treasury Intends to Lift Rusal Sanctions

    The U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced its intention to end sanctions on UC Rusal and its parent company En+. The sanctions were imposed in April 2018 targeted Russian businessman Oleg Deripaska and his business empire, which includes Rusal, En+, and other companies in which he owned stakes. The OFAC cited “malign activities” […]

  • UC Rusal - Krasnoyarsk

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    ARTICLE: UC Rusal’s Largest Aluminum Smelter Increases Billet Production

    As UC Rusal’s largest aluminum facility, the Krasnoyarsk (KRAZ) aluminum smelter in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, has become a significant site for innovation within the company with improvements ongoing. In 2018, the company commissioned a new casting complex there for the production of large diameter billet. The company invested US$40 million in the construction of the casthouse […]

  • The upgraded EcoSøderburg potroom at the IrkAZ smelter.

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    Developing Technologies for the Future: Interview with Victor Mann, UC Rusal

    UC Rusal has recently invested in the development and implementation of several cutting edge technologies in primary aluminum production and downstream processing at its facilities in Russia, as well as bringing a number of innovative products to the market. Victor Mann, who has been technical director of Rusal since 2005, is in charge of research and […]