Russia: aluminum market to drop by 30% in 2020

The Russian aluminum market may contract by more than 30% in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, Roman Andryushin, director of aluminum giant UC RUSAL for sales and marketing, has said. The degree of the pandemic’s impact will largely depend on the length of restrictions. While some European countries have started lifting the restrictions, it…


Russia: aluminum belt plant on fire

The firemen were able to extinguish fire at the Dmitrov Pilot Works of Aluminum and Combined Belt warehouse. The fire started on March 21 and was extinguished the next day. The area of the fire was 33 thousand square meters. As a result of the fire the roof of one building collapsed. The warehouse stored…