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

Polevskoy Cryolite Plant

The Polevskoy Cryolite Plant, RUSAL’s oldest facility, is currently carrying out an extensive modernization programme to boost production and reduce its environmental impact.

  • Launched in 1907
  • The plant’s products are used as raw materials for aluminium production
  • Development plans include boosting the production of aluminium trifluoride to 67,000-70,000 annually


Polevskoy, Russia


Aluminium trifluorine, cryolite, sodium fluoride, two kinds of Grade B hydrofluoric acid

Annual production capacity

45,000 tonnes of aluminium trifluorine
69,300 tonnes of cryolite
10,000 of sodium fluoride
3,631 tonnes of hydrofluoric acid



The facility is currently executing a long-term environmental modernization programme, scheduled for 2008-2015. The measures include enhancing technological processes and repairing equipment used for environmental protection.

The salt unit dry kiln modernization, scheduled for 2011, will result in a cut in energy consumption.

Longer-term plans include boosting the output of aluminium trifluoride to 67,000-70,000 tonnes per year.


ISO 14001 (environmental management standard)

ISO 9001 (quality management standard)


830 people


Phone /fax: +7 (34350) 2-61-36, (34350) 2-61-88