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Russian ferrous metallurgy news
| 20 Oct 2017 | 13:01

Metalloinvest starts pilot operation of concentrate intake facility at Mikhailovsky GOK

Metalloinvest starts pilot operation of concentrate intake facility at Mikhailovsky GOK Metalloinvest has started pilot operation of the concentrate intake facility at Mikhailovsky GOK. The Company has invested 1.3 bn roubles in the project. The maximum design capacity of the facility is 3.2 mn tonnes of concentrate per year. During the facility’s pilot operation, the Company specialists will adjust the equipment and operating models in order to operate at the design capacity levels. The facility will process the intake and unloading of Lebedinsky GOK’s iron ore concentrate, as...
Russian non-ferrous metallurgy news
| 20 Oct 2017 | 13:05

New EcoSoderberg pilot site is launched at IrkAZ

 New EcoSoderberg pilot site is launched at IrkAZ RUSAL, a leading global aluminium producer, today announces the launch of an experimental reduction area at the Irkutsk Aluminium Smelter, which will operate under the EcoSoderberg technology. The total amount of investment in the project amounted to 540 million roubles. Implementing EcoSoderberg technology is one of the priority retrofitting projects for RUSAL. New generation potcells have a significantly reduced environmental impact, and bring increased energy efficiency to aluminium smelters...