TOC EventsTMS Awards 2020TelestackBühler GmbHViganPort of South Louisiana
  • Cimbria
  • Port of South Louisiana
  • TMS Awards 2020
  • TOC Events
  • Cleveland Cascades Ltd
  • The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology

Rusal tests new inert anode pot

Rusal tests new inert anode pot

(Posted on 12/06/20)

RUSAL , a leading global aluminium producer, has announced that it has commenced testing operations for a pilot industrial electrolytic cell with inert anodes, which has an improved design and a record low carbon footprint.

The new pilot model will replace the inert anode electrolytic cell already being tested by RUSAL as the next step in the development of innovative carbon-free aluminum cell technology.

The new generation of inert anode electrolytic cell has a number of fundamentally new technical solutions that can improve the purity of aluminum produced, reduce the carbon footprint to a record low level of 2 tons of CO2 per tonne of aluminium produced and reduce operating costs during the production process. The pilot experimental pot cell will have a capacity of approximately 1 tonne of aluminum per day at 140 thousand ampere current rate.

RUSAL is one of the world's leading aluminum producers in developing cell technology using inert anodes. “This technology will increase efficiency and significantly improve the carbon footprint of aluminum production”, said Victor Mann, RUSAL’s Technical Director.

RUSAL is a leader of the global aluminium industry. In 2019, the Company accounted for about 5.9% of global production of aluminium and 6.3% of alumina production. RUSAL's offices are operating in 20 countries all over the world and across 5 continents. RUSAL common stock is traded at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. RUSAL's ordinary shares are traded on the Moscow Exchange.

Latest News

WCA welcomes IEA report

(Posted on 21/09/20)

The World Coal Association (WCA) Chief Executive, Michelle Manook has welcomed the IEA Energy Technology... Read more


Damen launches aggregate dredger for Hanson

(Posted on 21/09/20)

Damen Shipyards Group has launched a Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500 at its Galati yard in Romania... Read more


Rio Tinto rings the changes

(Posted on 14/09/20)

Following the publication of the Board Review of Cultural Heritage Management (the Board Review), undertaken... Read more


Upfield and GrainCorp announce partnership

(Posted on 07/09/20)

Upfield, a global leader in plant-based nutrition, has entered into a long-term partnership withGrainCorp... Read more


NGFA launches second Harvest Safety Week

(Posted on 28/08/20)

The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) in the USA is launching its second-annual Harvest Safety... Read more


Economists expect US soy export growth

(Posted on 28/08/20)

One might question how COVID-19 and U.S. Soy exports are related. For many, this might be a far stretch... Read more


IBJ Webinar to launch on 16 September

(Posted on 26/08/20)

Launched in 1981, IBJ has an established track record of keeping the global bulk cargo handling and... Read more


WTO issues trade costs increase warning

(Posted on 17/08/20)

The World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Secretariat has published a new informational note warning... Read more


Fertilizer industry “deeply touched” by Beirut explosion

(Posted on 10/08/20)

Last week’s explosions at the port of Beirut have deeply touched the world’s fertilizer... Read more


Rio Tinto publishes Juukan Gorge submission

(Posted on 10/08/20)

Rio Tinto has reiterated its determination to ensure that the destruction of heritage sites of exceptional... Read more


TBA GroupCimbriaCoaltrans Virtual World Coal Leaders Network 2020Cleveland Cascades LtdPort of StocktonSailors Society
  • Vigan
  • Sailors Society
  • Bühler GmbH
  • Telestack

Subscribe to our newsletter

Keep up to date with the latest global news in bulk cargo handling and shipping