Rusal has put into operation a wire rod hardening furnaces at the Kandalaksha Aluminum Works.
Investments totaled $5.6 million.
The project began in March 2016.
Now the works is capable of producing 6.8 thousand tons of 6101-T4 alloy wire rod per year, as well as improve its competitiveness and expand its client base.
In March KAZ put into operating the Properzi rolling mill which allowed it to start producing 7 new wire rod sizes: 9.5, 12, 14, 15, 19, 23 and 25 mm. (Ukrainian metal)