Metals
November 2018

The global steel demand will reach 1,657.9 million tonnes in 2018, an increase of 2.1 per cent over 2017, a World Steel Association (worldsteel) report said. In 2019, it is forecasted that global steel demand will grow by 1.4 per cent to reach 1,681.2 million tonnes.






November 2018

Sustainable operations are key to the future, Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) CEO Tim Murray said while warning that the aluminium industry “continues to face many headwinds”.






November 2018

Ducab Aluminium Company (DAC), a UAE-based manufacturer of aluminium rods and conductors, has made significant inroads into the export markets and is now looking into further expansion to reinforce its growth strategy.






November 2018

Emirates Global Aluminium, the largest industrial company in the UAE outside oil and gas, has announced that first exports from its bauxite mine in the Republic of Guinea, West Africa, are expected during the second half of 2019. The announcement comes as the biggest single piece of equipment for the project arrived in the country.






November 2018

British-owned Liberty, part of Sanjeev Gupta’s global GFG Alliance, has announced a conditional agreement to buy four European steel plants.






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