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In pictures: Maaden Aluminium Factory in Riyadh

Maaden Aluminium is a joint venture between the Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Maaden) and Alcoa, the third largest producer of aluminium in the world.

In pictures: Maaden Aluminium Factory in Riyadh
A picture taken on November 23, 2016 shows hundreds of aluminium ingots, produced by the Maaden Aluminium Factory, on display in Ras Al-Khair Industrial area near Jubail City, 570 kms east of the Saudi capital Riyadh. Maaden Aluminium is a joint venture between the Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Maaden) and Alcoa, the third largest producer of aluminium in the world. (Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Maaden Aluminium Factory in Riyadh
A picture taken on November 23, 2016 shows hundreds of aluminium ingots, produced by the Maaden Aluminium Factory, on display in Ras Al-Khair Industrial area near Jubail City, 570 kms east of the Saudi capital Riyadh. Maaden Aluminium is a joint venture between the Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Maaden) and Alcoa, the third largest producer of aluminium in the world. (Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Maaden Aluminium Factory in Riyadh
A picture taken from a window on November 23, 2016 shows Asian construction laborers working at the Maaden Aluminium Factory in Ras Al-Khair Industrial area near Jubail City, 570 kms east of the Saudi capital Riyadh. Maaden Aluminium is a joint venture between the Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Maaden) and Alcoa, the third largest producer of aluminium in the world. (Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Maaden Aluminium Factory in Riyadh
A Saudi engineer walks next to aluminium ingots, produced by the Maaden Aluminium Factory, on display in Ras Al-Khair Industrial area near Jubail City, 570 kms east of the Saudi capital Riyadh, on November 23, 2016. Maaden Aluminium is a joint venture between the Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Maaden) and Alcoa, the third largest producer of aluminium in the world. (Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Maaden Aluminium Factory in Riyadh
A picture taken on November 23, 2016 shows smoke plumes rising behind a billboard at the Maaden Aluminium Factory in Ras Al-Khair Industrial area near Jubail City, 570 kms east of the Saudi capital Riyadh. Maaden Aluminium is a joint venture between the Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Maaden) and Alcoa, the third largest producer of aluminium in the world. (Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Maaden Aluminium Factory in Riyadh
A picture taken on November 23, 2016 shows stacks of aluminium scrapings at the Maaden Aluminium factory in Ras Al-Khair Industrial area near Jubail City, 570 kms east of the Saudi capital Riyadh. Maaden Aluminium is a joint venture between the Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Maaden) and Alcoa, the third largest producer of aluminium in the world. (Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Maaden Aluminium Factory in Riyadh
A Saudi engineer shows products of the Maaden Aluminium Factory, on display in Ras Al-Khair Industrial area near Jubail City, 570 kms east of the Saudi capital Riyadh, on November 23, 2016. Maaden Aluminium is a joint venture between the Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Maaden) and Alcoa, the third largest producer of aluminium in the world. (Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Maaden Aluminium Factory in Riyadh
A foreign worker observes a control room at the Maaden Aluminium Factory in Ras Al-Khair Industrial area near Jubail City, 570 kms east of the Saudi capital Riyadh, on November 23, 2016. Maaden Aluminium is a joint venture between the Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Maaden) and Alcoa, the third largest producer of aluminium in the world. (Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images)