Russia: RIAK output to double in 2019

RIAK, the plant that produces aluminum sections in Ingushetia, intends to double its output volumes. “From November, the company will reach its planned capacity of 6600 tons per year, thus increasing its output 2-fold”, the company CEO Magomet Tumgoyev said. The plant was opened in 2012, and the second stage launched in April 2018. 80…

Russia: aluminum disc import to be licensed

Russia is introducing licensing of aluminum discs imports from April 10 till October 9. The licensing will cover aluminum wheel discs produced in countries outside the Eurasian Economic Union. The development of the decree started in 2017, when the Ministry of Industry and Trade was discussing the issue of licensing aluminum discs imports from China.…

Kazakhstan: bauxite output up in 2018

In 2018 aluminum ore mining increased by 26% YoY, to 6.1 million tons. The largest miner is Aluminiy Kazakhstana operating at Torgayskoye and Krasnooktyabrskoye bauxite ore groups. The company bauxite output last year grew by 14%, to 5.7 million tons. At the same time, in 2021 mining at the Torgayskoye group will be stopped. Raw…

Russia: Kaluga region to produce aluminum sections

“Extrusion Techniques and Structures” LLC intends to become a resident of the Kaluga special economic zone. The company intends to create aluminum manufacture with the capacity of 7 thousand tons per year. The products will be used in car manufacture and construction. The enterprise will be commissioned in 2020. Investments will reach 1.26 billion rubles.…

Russia: aluminum exports up in January-August 2018

In August Russia exported 423.3 thousand tons of raw aluminum, up by 42.15% YoY.

In January-August, according to the customs statistics, the exports totaled 2.15 million tons valued at $3910 million, up by 12.2% and by 25.2% YoY respectively.

In August the average prices was $1809 per ton, up by 8.2% MoM. (Ukrainian metal)

Azerbaijan: aluminum production to grow

Azerbaijan Industrial Corporation (AIC) OJSC is preparing a strategy to expand aluminum production, the general director of the AIC Kamran Nabizade declared. “Presently, the Ganja aluminum plant, which is on our balance sheet, produces 50,000-55,000 tons of aluminum products annually, mainly aluminum ingots and sheets. A new strategy is being prepared to increase the range…

Russia: Chuvashia to develop aluminum projects

The Republic of Chuvashia is open to investments and is ready to support projects in aluminum sphere. According to the republic governor Mikhail Ignatiev, there are now 10 projects in the pipeline, including the construction of an aluminum bridge. Together with the Aluminum Association a welding center has been created at the State University named…

Russia: primary aluminum processing to increase

The Ministry of Industry and Trade believes that the world market has started suffering from the aluminum shortage. “The world shortage of aluminum amounts to 1.5 to 2 million tons per year, and we expect aluminum consumption, processing and production to increase”, the ministry head Denis Manturov said. Last year Russia implemented a program to…