Sayanogorsk Aluminium Smelter
RUSAL’s main products are primary aluminium, aluminium alloys, foil and alumina. The company has access to vast resources of raw materials and provides the entire production cycle. find out more

Sustainable development
In 2009 RUSAL completed a large-scale project to modernise the Krasnoyarsk smelter. The renovation resulted in in its production efficiency increasing considerably and a reduction in its emissions. find out more

Sayanogorsk Aluminium Smelter

Sayanogorsk Aluminium Smelter is Russia’s largest producer of aluminium alloys, one of RUSAL’s core sites for testing and is currently deploying new cutting-edge technologies

  • RUSAL’s third largest aluminium smelter
  • Russia’s leader in aluminium alloys production
  • One of RUSAL’s key sites for testing and introducing cutting-edge technologies – the facility site is now being used to test the RA-400 cells, which are going to be introduced at the new Taishet smelter that is now being constructed by RUSAL


Sayanogorsk, Eastern Siberia, Russia


Primary aluminium, alloys (ingots, T-bars, slabs and billets), electrode production


Transport, construction, electrical, metals and mining industries

Annual production capacity

542,000 tonnes


4 potlines, 1 casthouse

Smelting technology

Electrolyzer С-175, С-190, С-255, С-280. RUSAL’s proprietary technologies RA-300 and RA-400 that ensure reduced energy consumption and a longer cell’s lifetime.

Smelter’s cells use prebaked anode technology.


In 2011 the Sayanogorsk smelter plans to increase the output of alloys and master the production of new alloys in the form of billets and small ingots.

In 2013 Sayanogorsk smelter plans casthouse modernization, increase of alloy production up to 80% and increase of slabs production. Smelter also plans to upgrade electrode production to produce unified anode.


ISO 14001:2004 (environmental management standard)

ISO 9001: 2008 (quality management standard)

OHSAS 18001:2007 (health and safety management standard)

ISO/TS 16949:2009 (quality management systems — particular requirements for the application of ISO 9001:2008 for automotive production and relevant service part organizations)


2736 people


Phone: +7 (39042) 211-011
Fax: +7 (39042) 739-05