First Quarter 2014 Business Update

What's New in Saudi Arabia



October 16, 2013
Alcoa Update to Smelter Ramp-up at Ma'aden-Alcoa Joint Venture
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May 28, 2013
Ma’aden-Alcoa Joint Venture Completes Saudi Arabia’s First Engineered Wetlands System to Treat Two Million Gallons of Wastewater Daily
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December 12, 2012
Alcoa and Ma’aden Break Ground for Middle East’s First Automotive Products Aluminum Rolling Mill
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Alcoa, one of the world's leading aluminum producers, is active in every important facet of the global aluminum industry, from refining and smelting to fabricating, recycling and other related businesses.  Our extensive network of production and commercial facilities combines local presence with global resources, providing customers with leading-edge technology, expertise and integrated solutions for a wide range of products.


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At the end of 2009, Alcoa formed a joint venture with the Saudi Arabian Mining Company, Ma’aden, to build the largest and lowest-cost integrated aluminum facility in the highly populated Middle East region, where infrastructures are developing to keep pace with growing consumer demand. The project leverages efficiencies from integrating the mine, refinery, smelter, and rolling mill, and from low energy costs embedded in a brand new infrastructure environment.

Ma'aden Alcoa JV Fact Sheet

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[Video] Slideshow Highlights Progress in Ma'aden

2012 was a big year for Alcoa's joint venture in Ma'aden. The first hot metal was poured on 12/12/12, and ground was broken for an automotive rolling mill. A new montage shows our progress in Saudi Arabia to date.

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