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Abu Dhabi fluorides plant eyes demand from Gulf aluminium smelters

May 5th, 2015 | Reuters
Industry type: Aluminum Industry

The Gulf’s first aluminium fluoride plant in Abu Dhabi is aiming to tap growing demand from smelters in the region, its chief executive said on Tuesday…

Commercial production has begun at the 1.5 billion dirham ($410 million) newly-built facility run by Gulf Fluor, a family-owned private firm.

Gulf Fluor will produce 60,000 tonnes per annum of aluminium fluoride and some other chemicals used in the aluminium, construction, agriculture and refrigeration sectors…

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