Alcan Allies with Saudi Mine

May 2007
Metal Center News;May2007, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p49
Trade Publication
The article reports on the joint venture of Alcan Inc. and Saudi Arabian Mining Co. (Ma'aden) to develop a proposed integrated aluminum mine-to-metal project. The project would include bauxite mining, alumina refining, power generation and aluminum smelting. It was believed that the project has the potential to achieve one of the lowest operating costs in the industry and become one of the world's largest smelters.


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