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Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Maaden)has broadened the scope of its $3,200 million bauxite project to include a 600,000 tonne-a-year aluminium smelter, potentially making Saudi Arabia one of the region’s largest producers of the metal. In an exclusive interview with MEED, Abdallah Dabbagh, the president of Maaden, outlines his company’s ambitions to become the third pillar of the Saudi economy alongside Saudi Aramcoand Sabic. See next week’s cover story for more details.