Rusal’s giant Aughinish Alumina plant in Limerick currently supplies as much as 30%  of the European alumina market. Photograph: Getty images

The Trump administration has signalled it could ease sanctions against Russian aluminium producer Rusal that have sent global metal prices skyrocketin(...)

The Aughinish Alumina refinery in Limerick.

Aluminium prices touched a new six-year high on Monday as the dollar fell and after Rio Tinto said on Friday it would declare force majeure on some of(...)

Aluminium ingots  stored at the foundry shop of the Rusal Krasnoyarsk aluminium smelter in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia, last year. Photograph: Ilya Naymushin/Reuters

Debt issued by the Dublin-based vehicle used by Russian aluminium giant Rusal to raise finance in international markets has been impacted by sanctions(...)

Paschal Donohoe: “it is appropriate that Ireland conduct a review of this matter within our own jurisdiction, and that is what is happening”

Ministers will be briefed in the coming days on the security review of the Russian embassy currently taking place, before the Cabinet decides on any p(...)

As reported in The Irish Times last Monday, the Irish Data Protection Commissioner initially raised concerns over Facebook’s data collection and process in 2011.

The Revenue Commissioners are investigating a number of Irish accountancy and financial firms who have set up companies on the behalf of Russian oliga(...)

David Roynane, chief executive  of Mainport, with the Mainport Cedar  docked at Albert Quay, Cork. File photograph: Darragh Kane

Shipping company chief executive Dave Ronayne knows his globe and his time zones better than most, but there’s a particular geographical location he w(...)

Aughinish Alumina plant in Co Limerick: the European Court of Justice ruled against Ireland in a long-running legal case concerning the granting of state aid to the plant

The Aughinish Alumina plant in Co Limerick staged a remarkable turnaround last year, recording a $14.4 million pretax profit after reporting a $12.1 m(...)

The Aughinish facility is the largest alumina refinery in Europe with 450 employees and the capacity to produce up to two million tonnes of aluminium oxide a year

The European Court of Justice has ruled against Ireland in a long-running legal case concerning the granting of state aid to the owners of one of the (...)

The move means the charge imposed on each household in the State will fall by 35 cent a month to €5.01, a saving of 70 cent on bi-monthly bills.

Household and business electricity bills will ease marginally from October when the Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) cuts its public service cha(...)

Senator Mary Ann O’Brien has accussed the EPA of not “bringing to heel” industrial polluters

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been accused in the Seanad of failing to act as a reliable pollution watchdog for the public. Ind(...)

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