UC RUSAL is the world’s largest aluminum producer and one of the largest alumina producers, accounting for 7% of the global aluminum market and 7% of the world’s alumina market.
The company operates 47 production sites in 13 countries on 5 continents.
UC RUSAL owns a 25% + two shares stake in Norilsk Nickel, the world’s largest producer of nickel and palladium and one of the largest producers of platinum and copper. The company also has a parity stake in a joint venture with the Kazakhstan-based holding Samruk, which owns the CIS’s largest coal deposit.
The company is among the top 10% of the world’s most efficient aluminum producers with bauxites supplies enough for 120 years of operation.
The company employs the world’s most energy efficient electrolysis technology RA-300, RA-400 and develops new RA-500 process while improving Green Soederberg technology.
About 80% of the company’s products are made using environmentally friendly hydroelectric power produced with zero emissions. The company is developing an inert anode production process that will completely eliminate hazardous emissions and polyaromatic carbohydrates during aluminum production.
The company is implementing projects to build the Boguchansky Energy and Metals Complex (BEMO) and the Taishet aluminum smelter that will allow UC RUSAL to increase its annual aluminum capacity by 1.3 million tons.
UC RUSAL is Russia’s first company to float on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in January 2010 (IPO).
The company employs over 61,000 people.
Oleg Deripaska is the President and member of the Board of Directors of UC RUSAL