Kandalaksha 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

Kandalaksha Aluminium Smelter

The Kandalaksha smelter is RUSAL’s most northern facility. It is located 250 km away from the port of Murmansk. The smelter’s major customer is the electrical industry.

  • World’s only aluminium smelter situated above the Arctic Circle
  • Commissioned in 1951
  • Benefits from access to the ports of Murmansk and Kandalaksha


Kandalaksha, Murmansk region, Russia


Primary aluminium, alloys (billets and wire rod)


Electrical industry

Annual production capacity

76 000 tonnes of aluminium

Energy source

NIVA hydropower plants


In 2014, casthouse modernization was completed with the deployment of the rolling mill boosting wire rod output by 50000 tonnes per year.


ISO 1401:2004 (environmental management standard)

ISO 9001:2008 (quality management standard)


915 people


E-mail: kaz@rusal.com