Rusal Mining News

Alumina wake-up call for the aluminium supply chain

No one will be taking alumina for granted any more.

Germany’s Trimet expects strong 2019 aluminium demand

Global demand for aluminium expected to increase in 2019.

U.S. sets Nov. 12 deadline for investors to divest holdings of Rusal, EN+

The U.S. Treasury in April imposed sanctions against billionaire Oleg Deripaska and eight companies in which he is a large shareholder, including aluminum exporter Rusal, in response to what it termed "malign activities" by Russia.

Relief for Rusal, but aluminium's political risks remain

The United States has thrown Russian aluminium company Rusal a lifeline by loosening sanctions imposed on the company in April.

Chinese aluminum gushes onto world markets on Rusal supply fears

Aluminum prices jumped in April after the U.S. announced sanctions on Rusal, the top supplier outside of China.

Rusal's August aluminium exports up 7 percent from July – Ifax

MOSCOW, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Russian aluminium producer Rusa , under U.S. sanctions since April, increased its aluminium exports by 7 percent in August compared to the previous month, Interfax news agency said. Rusal, the […]

Russia may buy aluminium for state stocks to support Rusal -minister

Russia has a plan to support world No.2 aluminium producer Rusal against U.S. sanctions put in place in April.

China may end up inadvertent winner from Trump's aluminium tariffs: Russell

It's probably not what U.S. President Donald Trump had in mind when imposing tariffs on aluminium imports, but it looks likely that some of the big winners from the 10% import tax will be China's producers.

"Catastrophic" shutdowns expected at Rusal if U.S. sanctions remain

Under the terms of the sanctions, imposed in April in response to Moscow's alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, U.S. customers must wind down business with Rusal by Oct. 23.

Russia's Rusal shuts down Nadvoitsky plant due to U.S. sanctions

Russia's Rusal is the world's largest aluminium producer outside China.

A turbulent year for alumina market could get still worse

Alumina is having a turbulent year.

Guinea's mining minister says there will be Simandou deal, talks go on

Guinea is in constant talks with Rio Tinto and Chinalco to finalise a deal on the Simandou iron ore project, its mining minister said on Tuesday, adding he was confident an agreement would be reached. […]

Rusal starts shipping bauxite from Guinea's Dian-Dian mine

Rusal commissions bauxite mine at Dian Dian.

LME says looking at expanding eligibility for Rusal metal

The London Metal Exchange (LME) is working to see if it can expand access to Rusal’s aluminum, which is under suspension due to U.S. sanctions.

Russia's Avtovaz explores alternatives to sanctions-hit Rusal

Rusal is Avtovaz's top aluminium supplier.

Sanctioned tycoon Deripaska resigns as director of his firm Rusal

Deripaska is now actively preparing the next step: reducing his stake in En+, the group which controls Rusal.

Sanctions-hit tycoon Deripaska asks Kremlin to buy some of his aluminium -source

Washington said the sanctions were designed to punish Moscow for its alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.

Nickel prices expected to settle after Russia sanctions fade

Nickel prices to ease off after reaching a three-year high in April.

Chairman of En+ says working on reducing Deripaska's stake

Greg Barker welcomed a decision by the U.S. Treasury on Tuesday to give investors an extra month to divest or transfer their holdings in En+ Group and other sanctions targets.

Rusal to quit global market if US sanctions stay after new board – source

Two sources told Reuters earlier on Friday that Rusal would soon appoint a fully independent board.

Up to 500,000 tonnes of alumina being exported from China as Rusal crisis bites

The sanctions against Rusal, world's second-biggest aluminium producer, have up-ended the supply chain as companies cut contracts to use Rusal metal.

US sanctions on Rusal shatter aluminium's supply chain: Andy Home

By extending the sanctions deadline to Oct. 23, 2018, the Treasury Department has given Rusal and the aluminium market some much needed breathing space.

After weeks of chaos, US throws aluminum industry lifeline

“The US government is not targeting the hardworking people who depend on Rusal and its subsidiaries,” Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.

US extends deadline for Rusal sanctions, aluminum prices dive

Aluminum prices on the London Metal Exchange tumbled more than 8 percent after the U.S. Treasury Department announcement.

Ship firm Oldendorff halting Guyana operation due to Rusal crisis

Rusal's 90 percent owned Bauxite Company of Guyana produced 1.05 million tonnes of bauxite - the raw material used to make aluminium - last year.