EGA, Saudi Ma’aden cooperate on technology in aluminium value chain

EGA, Saudi Ma’aden cooperate on technology in aluminium value chain

WAM: Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) and Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma’aden), Saudi Arabia’s national mining company, have signed an agreement to extend their exploration of potential collaboration on technology in the aluminium value chain.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, EGA’s Vice Chairman, and Musabbeh Al Kaabi, EGA Board member, witnessed the signing in Dubai by Abdulnasser bin Kalban, EGA’s Chief Executive Officer, and Riyadh Al Nassar, Senior Vice President of Ma’aden’s Aluminium business. The agreement extends a Memorandum of Understanding signed initially in 2018.

The companies will explore cooperation on aluminium smelting technology development, including novel technologies with lower greenhouse gas emissions. EGA and Ma’aden will also consider cooperation in managing by-products from processes in the aluminium value chain and aluminium recycling.