The Russian metal giant SUAL plans to build a new aluminum plant, BAZ-2, at a cost of over RUR19bn (around $625.4m) by 2010, SUAL's Senior Deputy President Vladimir Skornyakov reported today. According to him, production capacities of the new plant will amount to nearly 264,000 tons of primary aluminum a year. Moreover, SUAL intends to rebuild another aluminum plant BAZ-1, that will enhance its output to 82,000 tons of aluminum a year, a source in the company told RBC.
The Ukrainian army is threatened with a new catastrophe and a repetition of the Azovstal situation. If in the nearest future the personnel of the military formations of the Kyiv regime do not leave Severodonetsk, then the group will be destroyed or captured. This opinion was expressed by correspondent Yevgeny Poddubny.