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Turkish imports of primary aluminum rise from Arab countries

  ArabMetal –  According to «Arab metals» database, Turkish primary aluminum imports from Arab countries rose for the fifth consecutive year, increased by 14.88%. The rate of increase in imports from Qatar 6.92%, UAE 47.54%, Bahrain 6.96% Omani exports fell by – 47.67%, and Saudi Arabia became a key partner ...

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Arab DRI production dropped in 2014

ArabMetal – Arab countries produced 17.2 million tons of DRI in 2014, a decline of – 5.41% compared to the production of 18.17 million tons in the year 2013. The biggest decline was: UAE by – 21.66% to 2.41 million tons, Egypt by – 16.03% to 2.882 million tons and ...

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First Gulf Aluminium Casthouse conference hailed as an industry success

Doha – The first Gulf Aluminium Cast house Conference, 'GulfCast', has successfully come to an end, part of a three-day event taking place from 2nd – 4th March 2015 at Sharq Village & SPA in Doha. The conference was held under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Bin Saleh ...

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Danieli signs deal to build Algerian Qatari steelworks

  PRESS RELEASE – Danieli – 5 March 2015 – In the presence of the Algerian Minister of Industry Mr. Abdussalam Buchuareb, the Governor of the State of Jijel, Mr. Ali Bedrici, the President of Algerian Qatari Steel (AQS), Mr. Hasnaoui Chiboub, and the C.E.O. of the same company, Mr. Abdulla ...

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UAE’s Hamriyah Steel to resume rebar production in May

A one million ton per year Russia-Emirates joint venture established by METALLOINVEST, Hamriyah Steel FZC has announced that it plans to restart production at its rolling mill in May 2015. Upbeat by the surge in local construction activity as a result of EXPO2020, the company has said that the consumption in ...

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UAE: Senaat joins forces with Japan’s JFE & MISI to launch “Al Gharbia Pipe Company”

Senaat, one of the largest industrial holding companies in the United Arab Emirates, entered into a joint venture with a consortium made of two of Japan’s leading companies in the steel sector, JFE Steel Corporation and Marubeni-Itochu Steel Inc (MISI), to establish Al Gharbia Pipe Company which will manufacture and ...

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Alba’s Annual General Meeting announces approval for 2014 cash dividends

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), held its Annual General Meeting ‘AGM’ on Sunday, March 01, 2015 at Al-Dana Hall, Aluminium Bahrain, Askar, during which approval was given to the distribution of cash dividends related to the fiscal year 2014.   The total dividends for the fiscal year 2014 amounted BD 38.2 ...

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2014 Aluminium Production in the GCC

  GAC – Collectively the five aluminium companies (EGA, Alba, Ma’aden, Qatalum and Sohar Aluminium) produced 4,928,143 tons of primary aluminium in 2014 compared to 3,748,616 tons in 2013, an increase of 31%. GCC Aluminium production constitutes 10% of the total world production. The main increase has come from Ma’aden ...

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