Russia: Rusal output up in Q3 2019

In July-September Rusal produced 942 thousand tons of aluminum, up by 0.4% QoQ. Plants situated in Siberia accounted for 93% of the output. Sales grew by 0.8%, to 1091 thousand tons. In particular, sales of high-added value products increased by 3.9%, to 430 thousand tons. In January-September aluminum manufacture remained unchanged at 2809 thousand tons,…


Russia: NLMK board approves Sustainable Development Policy

The Board of Directors of NLMK has approved the company’s Sustainable Development Policy. The policy defines NLMK Group’s sustainability principles, goals and targets, as well as the mechanism for oversight of the company’s ESG agenda by the NLMK Board of Directors. For example, NLMK’s Strategic Planning Committee has been tasked with identifying the company’s strategy…

Russia: MMK expands its corporate information system

Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) has successfully completed the first stage of a large-scale project to implement a unified corporate information system (CIS) based on Oracle R12 for the group’s organizations. The two organizations transferred to MMK’s unified corporate system were United Service Company (which provides a range of maintenance and repair services) and…