Saudi Maaden, Alcoa in $10.8 billion aluminum deal

Saudi Arabian Mining Co (Maaden) (1211.SE) and U.S. aluminum giant Alcoa (AA.N) have agreed to build a $10.8 billion aluminum complex that is scheduled to start production from 2013.

EU tells Alcoa to repay Italy state aid

EU regulators have ordered US aluminium giant Alcoa to repay Italy for state aid received since 2006 in the form of subsidised electricity prices for two smelters.

Alcoa posts surprise quarterly profit

Alcoa Inc posted a surprise profit on Wednesday through cost cutting and higher aluminum prices after three consecutive quarterly losses, sending its stock 6 percent higher.