The head of “RusHydro”: RUSAL to launch Boguchansk plant in October

The head of “RusHydro”: RUSAL to launch Boguchansk plant in October


The project of the Boguchansk electrometallurgical Association implemented by the company together with OK “RUSAL” can be called “the first such project of public-private partnership”, said the General Director “RusGidro” Nikolay Shulginov.

MOSCOW, 9 Oct. OK “RUSAL” can run the Boguchany aluminium smelter (Boaz) in October, said during the meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin the General Director of “RusHydro” (also involved in this project) Nikolay Shulginov.

According to him, the project of the Boguchansk electrometallurgical Association implemented by the company together with OK “RUSAL” can be called “the first such project of public-private partnership”.

“Boguchanskaya HPP in December we have included included remotely (the first units — ed.), know that Oleg Vladimirovich (Deripaska, head of RUSAL) has invited you, and we, as equal partners in this project — also to invite you to attend the opening of the plant in October, if your schedule will allow,” said Shulginov.

Boaz construction is carried out in the framework of the project “Boguchansky energy and metals Association” (BEMO), joint implementation of which RusHydro and RUSAL agreed in may 2006. The planned capacity of the plant is 600 thousand tons of aluminum per year. Run aluminum plant has been repeatedly postponed. In June the former head of “RusHydro” Evgeny DoD told journalists that the plant can be held in the third quarter of 2015, but this did not happen.