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EGA Partners With DEWA To Produce Solar-Powered Primary Aluminium

EGA Partners With DEWA To Produce Solar-Powered Primary Aluminium

Earlier this week, Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) and Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) announced last week a partnership that is expected to lead to the first-ever primary aluminium to be smelted via solar power. The plan is part of a wider...


Aleris Inks Deal with UAE Firm to Market Architectural Aluminium Alloy

Ohio’s Aleris International, Inc. announced a partnership earlier this week with Dubai’s MJ Building Materials TradingDMCC to promote its proprietary architectural aluminium alloy 55HX to construction firms in the region. Aleris’s 55HX alloy is designed to be used in a wide range of architectural applications, including indoor and outdoor spaces. Façades, wall cladding, ceilings, and […]

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 last week. Six priority sub-sectors, namely aerospace, maritime, aluminium and fabricated metals, pharmaceuticals […]

Dubai’s Masharie to Ramp Up Aluminium Production

Dubai Investments’ (DI) private equity arm Masharie announced that it would increase extruded aluminium production by 10,000 metric tons per year to meet the demands of the downstream industries, transportation and electrical sectors in the United Arab Emirates and the Persian Gulf region. Masharie subsidiary Emirates Extrusion Factory (EEF) will increase output of extruded aluminium […]