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

Primary aluminium, alloys (billets and wire rod)
Electrical industry
Annual production capacity
72,000 tonnes of aluminium
Energy source
Energy system of Kolsky region
In 2014 the project to modernize the foundry department with the installation of the Properzi rolling mill with a capacity of 50 thousand tonnes of wire rod per year was completed. 
In 2018 the project "Installation of a complex of hardening furnaces" with an annual capacity of 6.8 thousand tonnes of wire rod was completed. The projects resulted in the expansion of the product range. 
ISO 1401:2015(environmental management standard), ISO 9001:2015(quality management standard)
915 people