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Over One-Third Of LME’s Aluminium Stored In ISTIM’s Warehouses In Malaysia

Over One-Third Of LME’s Aluminium Stored In ISTIM’s Warehouses In Malaysia

According to data released by the London Metal Exchange earlier this week, the Malaysian warehouse facilities owned by ISTIM UK house over one third of its total aluminium stock as of the end of last month. Per LME’s numbers, ISTIM’s warehouses in...

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EGA Inks Five-Year Bauxite Supply Agreement With Xinfa From GAC Mines In Guinea

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) said earlier this week it has come to a five-year agreement with Xinfa to supply its refineries with bauxite from its bauxite mines in Guinea. Per the firm, EGA’s Guinea Alumina Corporation (GAC) would supply the Chinese firm with “millions of tonnes” of bauxite starting next year and the first […]

EGA To Increase Premium Aluminium Sales To BMW

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced earlier this week its plans to substantially increase its supply to German automaker BMW for use in engine production. According to the firm, the agreement to supply premium aluminium to BMW, which began in 2013, has been extended through 2022 and will require a significant increase in supply. Neither […]

EGA Begins New Round Of Research Collaboration With MIT

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) began a new phase in its ongoing research partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) last week. The partnership, which began five years ago, features an eight-week visit by MIT Master’s and Ph.D. students from the David H. Koch School of Chemical Engineering Practice to EGA’s plants at Jebel […]

Malaysian Government To Begin Issuing Bauxite Mining Licenses By End Of January

The Malaysian government will begin to issue mining licenses to bauxite miners within the next three months according to a statement made by a federal minister today. Malaysia’s water, land and natural resources minister Xavier Jayakumar revealed to reporters at parliament earlier today that bauxite mining licenses would begin to be issued in December or […]

Alba Adds New Custom Fire Truck To Safety Vehicle Fleet

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. announced a new addition to its safety vehicles today as it added to the fleet a custom-made fire truck that features state-of-the-art fire-fighting equipment. The vehicle, which was produced by a United States company specifically for Alba, complies with international fire safety standards and Bahrain’s requirement that it be able to service […]