UC Rusal announces fourth quarter and full year 2016 alumina operating results
2017-02-17 14:23:28 【Print】
BEIJING (Asian Metal) 17 Feb 17 - On February 16, 2017, leading global aluminum producer UC RUSAL announced its alumina operating results for the fourth quarter 2016 (“4Q16”) and full year 2016 (“12M16”) .
In 4Q16, total alumina production increased 4 . 0% QoQ, totaling 1,939 thousand tonnes . Russian operations accounted for 34% of the total output . The production growth at Nikolaev (+12 . 3% QoQ) refinery was attributable to the capacity upgrade . The rest of the company’s alumina assets performance was largely in line with the production plan.
In 12M16 alumina output totaled 7,527 thousand tonnes (+1 . 7% YoY) . The production increase largely came from the Russian (namely Urals, Bogoslovsk) and Ukrainian (Nikolaev) refineries as a result of modernization and debottlenecking of the capacities.
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