United Co. RUSAL Plc engages in the production of aluminium, alloys and value-added products with a particular focus on the production and sale of primary aluminium. The group operates through the following segments: Aluminium, Alumina, Energy, Mining and Metals. The Aluminium segment is involved in the production and sale of primary aluminium and related products. The Alumina segment is engaged in the mining and refining of bauxite into alumina and the sale of alumina. It supplies alumina to the Aluminium segment for further refining and smelting with limited sales of alumina outside the group. The Energy segment includes the group's companies and projects engaged in the mining and sale of coal and the generation and transmission of electricity produced from various sources. The Mining and Metals segment operates through the equity investment in Norilsk Nickel. Integration between the Aluminium, Alumina and Energy segments also includes shared servicing and distribution. Other operations include manufacturing of semi-finished products from primary Aluminum segment for the transportation, packaging, building and construction, consumer goods and technology industries; and the activities of the company's administrative centres. The company was founded on June 26, 1996 and is headquartered in Moscow, Russia.