UAE to Invest in Domestic Aluminium in Initiative to Boost Industrial Competitiveness

UAE to Invest in Domestic Aluminium in Initiative to Boost Industrial Competitiveness

The United Arab Emirates is launching a new initiative to boost the country’s competitiveness in the aluminium sector (among others). The UAE’s Vice President and Prime Minister and Dubai’s ruler His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum announced the initiative late...


Romania’s Alro Announces US$53 MM Energy Efficiency Plan

Earlier this week Romanian aluminium company Alro SA announced the launch of a US$53 million investment plan for this fiscal year. The firm intends to use the investment to focus on increasing its energy and equipment efficiency, expanding its portfolio, increasing competitiveness, and boosting product quality. “Alro has a constant strategy for reducing energy consumption, […]

Kaiser Aluminum Expresses Cautious Optimism Over Latest Draft of Washington State Clean-Air Rule

American aluminium producer Kaiser Aluminum says it is cautiously optimistic regarding a new proposal in the state of Washington for cutting carbon emissions. Kaiser Aluminium is one of seventy facilities in the Evergreen State that would be required to either reduce its plant’s greenhouse gas emissions or purchase credits to offset such emissions. Washington’s Department […]

Rusal Wins Aluminium Industry Leadership Award

Moscow’s UC Rusal announced yesterday that it was named The Industry Leader in Aluminium at the 2016 Platts Global Metals Awards. The awards were presented at a black-tie gala attracting metals industry leaders from around the world on Thursday, May 19 at Marriott Grosvenor Square in London, England. Rusal was chosen as a recipient of […]

EGA Power-Saving Design Wins Regional Award

Abu Dhabi’s Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) was awarded the Productivity Award in the 2016 Ideas.Arabia Idea of the Year Competition last week. The firm’s winning idea involved welding joints to reduce voltage drops across such joints. “Continuous improvement and innovation is integral to the DNA at EGA. In today’s highly competitive world, the creativity and […]