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RusAl Routes Around Bridge

United Company RusAl has six to seven days worth of raw materials at Siberian smelters to keep them running after a supply-route rail bridge collapsed, a spokeswoman said Saturday.

"The Sayanogorsk and Khakas aluminum smelters currently have enough raw materials to allow for stable work at the factories for six to seven days," RusAl spokeswoman Vera Kurochkina said. "In that time, the company and the government of Khakasia intend to resolve the problem of creating an alternative transport route while the bridge is being fixed."

It may take at least two weeks to repair the link, Rossia 24 television reported Saturday. No one was injured in the accident.

(Bloomberg)

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