ALUM reaffirms its support to the local community by donating RON 100,000 to Tulcea County Emergency Hospital

Mon, 03/01/2021 - 08:54

  The donation will be used to ensure the safety of the medical staff’s daily activity through purchases of medical devices, consumables and specific fire prevention equipment meant to be used in emergencies

  ALRO Group has supported the local and national communities and institutions since the early stages of the pandemic and has made so far donations of over RON 1,000,000 to organizations involved in preventing and combating the effects of the pandemic 

  Internally, ALUM has taken all the essential measures to protect the health and safety of its employees and has implemented multiple comprehensive protocols to prevent and mitigate the effects of COVID-19 at its locations

Tulcea, 1 March 2021 – ALUM S.A. (BSE, ATS segment - AeRO: BBGA), the only calcined alumina producer in Romania, continues to support efforts to prevent and mitigate the effects of COVID-19 by donating RON 100,000 to Tulcea County Emergency Hospital. This action is part of the long-term sustainable and socially responsible objectives of the Company designed to support local communities.

“Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have supported and will continue to support with the same conviction the medical staff’s efforts in combating the COVID-19 pandemic”, said Gheorghe DOBRA, Chief Executive Officer, ALUM. “Overcoming this unprecedented health crisis can only be done step by step, through devotion and involvement of the society as a whole, so we will continue to provide the necessary support to the communities and local institutions involved in combating this pandemic", added Gheorghe DOBRA.

Similar to the recent donations made at Group level to Slatina County Emergency Hospital, Dr. Victor Babeș Hospital and Prof. Dr. Matei Balș Foundation, the financial support consisting in RON 100,000 granted to Tulcea County Emergency Hospital will be used to ensure the ongoing daily activities of the medical staff through purchases of medical devices and other supplies, as well as to improve the medical acts’ safety and security by increasing fire prevention measures and acquisition of specific equipment required for emergencies.

 Last year, ALUM supported the local community by donating RON 100,000 to Tulcea County Hospital for protective and medical equipment, antiviral medication, mechanical ventilation devices and monitoring of vital functions and in December 2020 donated three non-invasive high-flow oxygen ventilators worth RON 73,500, required to treat patients with severe symptoms caused by COVID-19. 

ALUM is part of ALRO Group, which has supported the efforts of communities and institutions involved in preventing and mitigating the effects of the pandemic through donations of over RON 1,000,000, consisting of money, medical and protective equipment. Also, within the Company and the ALRO Group, the management team has implemented complex protocols and procedures to maintain business continuity and to operate in safe conditions, at normal parameters, with a fully functional distribution chain.

For further information, please contact: 

Florența Ghiță


Phone: +40 744 644 004




ALUM is the only Romanian producer of calcined alumina, used for the production of aluminium and has an alumina refinery with a production capacity of 600,000 tonnes of alumina per year. The alumina produced by the company is supplied both on the domestic market to ALRO S.A., part of the Vimetco Group, and internationally. ALUM is listed on Bucharest Stock Exchange since December 1997 on RASDAQ and migrated towards the ATS segment, AeRO category in May 2015. Its shares are traded under the symbol “BBGA”.

ALRO Group 

ALRO S.A. and its subsidiaries are collectively referred to as ''ALRO Group'' or ''the Group''. The companies part of ALRO Group are: ALRO S.A. – the aluminium producer, Alum S.A. – the alumina producer, Sierra Mineral Holdings I, Ltd. – the bauxite mining company, Vimetco Extrusion S.R.L. – extrusion processing business line, Conef S.A. – ALRO share portfolio management, Global Aluminium Ltd. – holding entity and Bauxite Marketing Ltd. Having this structure, the Group created an integrated production chain, assuring the raw materials for ALRO.

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