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Environment & Energy | Thursday 9 November, 2023 2:31 pm |

ARABAL 2023 to be hosted by Ma’aden under the patronage of H.E. Bandar AlKhorayef, Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources

The Arab International Aluminium Conference (ARABAL), the Middle East’s premier trade event for the aluminium industry, will take place from November 21-23 in Riyadh.


ARABAL is a key platform to highlight pressing market challenges and trends, educate stakeholders and encourage innovation in the aluminium sector both regionally and globally. 


The 25th edition of ARABAL will be hosted by Ma’aden (Saudi Arabian Mining Company), the largest multi-commodity mining and metals company in the Middle East. It will focus on key challenges and opportunities such as achieving industry decarbonization and net zero, related industries in the region. 


Key minds that will be contributing to the conversations this year include: Ghannam Al Ghannam, VP, Commercial Aluminium, Ma’aden; Abdalla Al Zarooni, Vice President, Technology Development & Transfer, EGA; Mark Achwin, General Manager – Mining and Metals EAM, Bechtel Corporation; Amin Sultan, Chief Power Officer, Alba; Agnello Borim, COO, Sohar Aluminium; and Dr. Rayed Al-Rayes, CEO, Dussur to name but a few.


ARABAL also features a 2 day international exhibition which runs alongside the conference and showcases best-in-class products, services and innovations. It provides a distinctive opportunity for networking, conducting business and discussing both urgent issues and inspiring prospects faced by the industry with leading companies such as Pyrogenesis, Glama, Ria Cast House, REGAL and Ad Tech on the expo floor.


Testimonials from past participants:

“The ARABAL conference is a good meeting place for our industry and suppliers in the region.”  

Simon Storesund, Chief Supply Chain & Bus. Dev. Officer, Supply Chain, Emirates Global Aluminium


“ARABAL is a fantastic event for the LME, with the opportunity to meet and connect with the largest producers of LME brands in the region and discuss some of the most imperative topics related to the aluminium industry.”  

Hugo Brodie, Vice President – Group CEO Office (Sustainability and Commodities Strategy), London Metal Exchange


“ARABAL is an excellent opportunity to engage with senior leadership and subject matter experts from across the aluminium industry in the Arab World and beyond, to share best practice and exchange ideas for meeting future challenges and opportunities.”

Diana France, Partner, HFW


ARABAL thanks all of the 2023 sponsors, partners and supporters:


Gulf Markets International (GMI) | Wagstaff Inc. | Alubase | Bechtel | Pyrotek | Tokai COBEX | Chandi Steel Industries Limited (CSIL) | Fives | Global Industrial Resources W.L.L (GIR) | REEL | Refratechnik | RODABELL | AlCircle | Alu-web | Aluminium International Today | Argus Media | Eye of Dubai | Eye of Riyadh | International ALUMINIUM Journal | Light Metal Age | Mid East Information | UAE News 247 | FSC | A&L | The Construction Data | Gulf Construction | The Aluminium Federation (ALFED) | Aluminium Two Thousand Congress | CRU | FastMarkets | Japan Aluminium Association | Oxford Business Group


For more details please visit the website – www.arabal.com.




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