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EGA’s Al Taweelah Smelter Refines 600 Thousandth Metric Ton Of Alumina Since Opening In April

EGA’s Al Taweelah Smelter Refines 600 Thousandth Metric Ton Of Alumina Since Opening In April

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) recognized another milestone at its Al Taweelah smelter, as the 600 thousandth metric ton of refined alumina rolled out of the plant since its opening in April. Altogether, operations at the site are projected to refine over...

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EGA Releases Second Annual Sustainability Report

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) released its second-annual Sustainability Report earlier this week, detailing the progress the firm made towards its sustainability targets in 2018. In the report, EGA notes its work in conjunction with the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative over the last calendar year. EGA join the ASI in 2017, becoming the first Middle Eastern […]

Vedanta To Open India’s First Primary Foundry Alloy For Aluminium Alloy Wheels

Indian aluminium smelter Vedanta Ltd. announced last week the launch of its Primary Foundry Alloy (PFA) which it will utilize to produce aluminium alloy for India’s automotive sector. Making the announcement at last week’s 59th Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) Annual Convention 2019, Vedanta’s dedicated 240 thousand metric ton per annum aluminium alloy foundry […]

Indonesia Weighing Expedited Ban On Bauxite Exports

Days after the government announced an unexpected ban on the export of nickel ore, Indonesian officials said earlier this week that it may move up a planned ban on exports of bauxite ore, alumina, and other raw minerals. At present the government will begin the ban on bauxite exports in early 2022. However, Indonesian regulators […]

Pahang Government To Administer Bauxite Licensing Under New SOP

According to the new rules governing bauxite mining in the state, those who wish to engage in the practice must approach the Pahang government to obtain legal permission. Such was the message delivered by Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr. Xavier Jayakumar on Saturday. Jayakumar reiterated to domestic media outlets that the newly-promulgated SOPs […]