Russia’s RUSAL to up Ireland’s Aughinish plant capacity by 5.8%

MOSCOW, Sep 2 (PRIME) — Russian aluminum giant UC RUSAL plans to increase the alumina production capacity of its Aughinish plant in Ireland by 110,000 tonnes, or 5.8%, to 2 million tonnes annually, RUSAL said in a statement Friday.

The company attributed the planned increase to the launch of a residue storage facility.

RUSAL Aughinish is the largest alumina production facility in Europe, with an annual output of 1.89 million tonnes.


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