Rusal Mining News

Rusal's political comeback powered by "green" aluminium

In April, Rusal landed a major equity and supply deal with Braidy Industries, which is building the first greenfield aluminium rolling mill in the United States in 37 years.

Global aluminium output flatlines as outages offset ramp-ups

A couple of long-running outages together with curtailments in Europe caused aluminium production outside China to dip 1.4%.

China's Chalco leapfrogs Rusal as 2nd-biggest listed aluminium producer

Chalco said on Friday it boosted annual aluminium output by 16 percent in 2018.

Abramovich's Nornickel sale shows taste for Russian stock deals

Roman Abramovich’s sale of a stake in Russia’s biggest mining company shows investor appetite for the country’s assets is returning.

Rusal suspends bauxite mining in Guyana over labor conflict

Workers at Bauxite Company of Guyana Ltd. declined to work and demanded a pay increase.

Rusal shares soar, aluminium falls as U.S. lifts sanctions

Members may freely enter into contracts with Rusal and its affiliates.

Scant relief for U.S. aluminium users from removal of Rusal sanctions

The U.S. Treasury has said it would lift sanctions on Rusal this month after a restructuring.

LME confirms it will end suspension on Rusal metal if sanctions lifted

The LME proposed removing its block on Rusal metal on Dec. 19, after the U.S. Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) struck a deal with Rusal to sever the Russian oligarch's control over them.

Rusal appoints independent director as new board chairman

Jean-Pierre Thomas was elected by the board as chairman with effect from Jan 1.

Rusal board chairman quits as part of U.S. sanctions waiver deal

Rusal said it expected to choose Warnig's successor on Thursday.

The year that politics broke the metals cycle: Andy Home

In a world where the Trump Administration is leading a return to economic and resource nationalism, it’s hard to see how global metals can break free of global politics.

Russia sets aside 10B roubles to buy aluminium

Russia makes a move to support sanctioned aluminium producer Rusal.

U.S. postpones sanctions deadline on Russian tycoon's firms

U.S. authorities had given Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska until Dec. 12 to reduce his holdings in the three companies but said in a statement that the deadline had been moved to Jan. 7, 2019.

Japan aluminium roller UACJ removes Rusal from 2019 suppliers list-president

Japan's top aluminium rolling company is removing Rusal from its suppliers list for next year due to uncertainty over U.S. sanctions.

China's alumina exports in September surged to their highest level this year

Figure is fivefold increase from August, up 3,400% y/y

Rusal's Swedish smelter may be closed if sanctions not lifted

The indirect consequences of the closure are difficult to assess as Rusal is the only aluminium smelter in Sweden.

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.