December 12, 2012

Alcoa and Ma’aden Break Ground for Middle East’s First Automotive Products Aluminum Rolling Mill

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alcoa (NYSE:AA) and The Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma’aden) today broke ground for construction of expanded rolling mill capabilities at their combined aluminum complex in Ras Al Khair, Saudi Arabia. The expanded capabilities will enable the facility to supply aluminum automotive, building and construction sheet and foil stock to the Kingdom’s developing new industry and other global markets beginning in 2014, positioning the project to capture growing demand for aluminum from the automotive, building and construction sectors.

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