Ma'aden-Alcoa joint venture starts producing alumina  [ Saudi Arabia ]

Alcoa, Inc. and Ma'aden, a Saudi Arabian Mining Company, announced that the alumina refinery at their joint venture aluminum complex in Saudi Arabia has successfully produced its first alumina from Saudi Arabian bauxite. Once fully operational the refinery will produce 1.8 million metric tons per year of alumina. The alumina will be transported by conveyor to the adjacent smelter to produce 740...
<Dec 21, 2014>