Alba's position as one of the world's leading aluminium smelters was bolstered with the recent replacement and upgrade of the indirect coke cooler at the Alba Petroleum Coke calciner.
A ceremony was held at the Alba Petroleum Coke
The macroeconomic impact of Bahrain's unrest has been cushioned by the largely unaffected oil and aluminum sectors, according to an International Monetary Fund (IMF) report.
Disruptions caused by protest activity during the first half of 2
The aluminum industry in the GCC region is on the brink of becoming a leading global contributor with 13 per cent of the global production by 2013, according to a new report by Deloitte Middle East.
The UAE, Oman, Bahrain, and Qatar are al
State-run Saudi Arabian Mining Co (Maaden) and US company Alcoa signed a letter of intent with South Korea's Samsung Engineering worth SR2.21 billion ($590 million) to build part of a mega aluminium complex.
Alcoa and Maaden teamed up
United Metal Coating (UMC), a leading manufacturer of pre-painted aluminum and galvanized steel coils, has commenced operations at the 195,000 sq ft facility in Dubai Industrial City premises.
Dubai Industrial City is the region&
A group of 36 employees, each of whom joined the company in 1982, were honoured by Dubai Aluminum Company Limited (Dubal) at a formal dinner at the Madinat Jumeirah’s Mina A-Salam.
The loyal long-servers, received certificates and g
Aluminum Corp of China is seeking a controlling stake in its aluminium joint venture in Saudi Arabia, its chairman said
But it is not certain Chalco could manage such a stake in the $3 billion Middle East smelter with its current partners,
Aluminum producer Alcoa posted a three per cent rise in third-quarter earnings, as a gain on the sale of its stake in a Chinese aluminum company offset weaker aluminum prices.
Alcoa also raised its share buyback program -- from 10 per cent
Gulf aluminium producers will play a key role in the industry's future, says a new report.
The higher energy prices in the US and Europe make the Middle East a growing base for production of the metal, the Fitch Ratings report said.
Amana Contracting and Steel Buildings has been awarded a contract by Al Rajhi Investments to construct a multipurpose industrial facility in Ras Al Khaimah for the manufacturing of aluminum, steel and glass.
The 50,000 square metres fast-t