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UAE Joint Venture Ducab Aluminium Company Opens New Plant in Abu Dhabi

UAE Joint Venture Ducab Aluminium Company Opens New Plant in Abu Dhabi

The United Arab Emirates is home to another aluminium concern after Ducab Aluminium Company (DAC) opened operations in Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) yesterday. The firm, which is a AED220-million (US$60 million) joint venture between state-owned UAE cable producing company Dubai...


EGA Challenges UAE’s Students to Develop Robot for Repairing Pot Linings

Emirates Global Aluminium announced a robotics competition on Monday aimed at encouraging UAE’s higher-education students to develop a robot to tackle the difficult and dangerous task of relining its aluminium-smelting pots. The competition, dubbed “Al Robot,” asks students to design, build, and operate an autonomous robot that is capable of laying the brickwork lining within […]

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 […]

EGA Opens First Office in China

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC opened its first office in the People’s Republic of China on Monday. EGA’s office, which is in Shanghai, oversees the firm’s wholly-owned subsidiary in China, which sources raw materials and other supplies in the country. Over the past two years EGA has procured more than US$500 million of supplies from the […]

EGA to Participate in First-Ever Global Manufacturing & Industrialisation Summit

United Arab Emirates’ Emirates Global Aluminium announced earlier this month that it would participate in the first-ever Global Manufacturing & Industrialisation Summit, which is to take place at the end of this week. According to EGA, the summit is the first worldwide meeting of the global manufacturing community. It is intended to be a forum […]

EGA Inks Deal to Sell Spent Pot Lining to Building Materials Firm Arkan

UAE’s Emirates Global Aluminium has come to an agreement to sell spent pot lining to Abu Dhabi building materials manufacturer Arkan Building Material Company PJSC as feedstock for its cement plant. According to EGA, the global aluminium industry produces over one million metric tons of spent pot lining each year. Pot lining tends to wear […]