07 January 2015, Sweetcrude, Houston – The first Gulf Aluminium Casthouse Conference “GulfCast”, an annual three day event dedicated to successive and continuous developments of the aluminium industry with distinguished international guest speakers has been scheduled for 2nd – 4th March 2015 at Sharq Village & SPA in Doha, by Qatar Aluminium “Qatalum”.
The conference is being organised under the patronage of Dr Mohammed bin Saleh bin Abdullah Al Sada, the Minister of Energy and Industry of the UAE.
Many pioneers of the aluminium industry at both regional and global levels will be hosted at the GulfCast conference, including workers and specialists, brought together for a special program to share in the accomplishments and developments of the aluminium industry.
Speakers at the three-day conference will discuss a number of key aspects pertaining to the industry including; environment, safety, sustainability and technology, as well as reviewing the most important experiences, advancements and future challenges.
Nationalities of the speakers at the 15 scheduled presentations include Norway, United Kingdom, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Kingdom of Bahrain resulting in highly anticipated and diverse exchanges on the latest practical and scientific-world issues associated with the manufacture of aluminium and aluminium markets.
The presentations are expected to provide unique insights into the leading industry advancements while highlighting issues and recommendations surrounding key aluminium industry topics concerning the future of the industry and best practice.
The achievements of the aluminium industry continue to surpass all expectations. The GulfCast 2015 program reflects this recent success with a variety of speeches, presentations and discussions all of which are delivered by leading names that are ready to explore and celebrate this thriving industry.
The GulfCast Conference is an esteemed highpoint in the aluminium calendar providing a distinctive and elegant platform for industry leaders to meet under one roof for a spirited exchange of ideas and experiences.
We are proud to welcome a diverse range of honoured speakers to the first GulfCast Conference in 2015 and look forward to delivering a program of great importance to the future of our flourishing industry.
Gulf Aluminium Casthouse Conference “GulfCast 2015” program will facilitate stimulating discussions and provide thought-provoking considerations in an event certain to surpass the expectations of all attendees. Presentations are scheduled to focus on Safety, Pot Room – Casthouse, Liquid Metal Quality, Critical Equipment, Dross Treatment, Materials and Alloy Elements, Scrap Re-melting and Recycling, Refractories & Lining Materials, Energy and Energy Savings, Casting Technology, Safety Managers Panel, LME & Aluminium Market, Aluminium Downstream, and Competence and Innovation.
Qatalum produces over 600,000 tons of high-quality primary aluminium products per annum. Qatalum’s complex facilities include a carbon plant, port and storage facilities, as well as a captive power plant. The state-of-the-art cast house produces value-added products such as extrusion ingots and foundry alloys that meet the stringent quality standards of Qatalum’s global customer base. Used in a variety of industries including the automotive, construction, engineering, and in the manufacturing of consumer goods, by the end of its journey, Qatalum’s aluminium reaches the entire global community.
Qatalum has a dynamic and diversified work force, representing over 37 nationalities and is pursuing industrial diversity for Qatar and its people by actively creating a future of environmental sustainability and economic opportunity.