UC RUSAL Sustainability report 2016

Plans for 2017 and medium term

As an environmentally responsible company, UC RUSAL will continue to implement programmes to reduce negative environmental impacts.

To improve the environmental safety of major production, R&D will be carried out in the areas related to the use of unmoulded materials for cell lining; technology for the processing of carbon lining and flotation tailings; improved technology for the extraction of sulphates from the second stage of gas treatment and the receipt of marketable products from them; development of technology for obtaining green pitch from coal to form anodes for the reduction plant that reduce pyrene emissions by 10 to 15 times, to a minimum level.

In 2017, the major tasks and plans of the Company include: