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EGA’s Al Taweela Refinery Produces Near-Capacity 1.92 MMT Of Alumina In 2020

EGA’s Al Taweela Refinery Produces Near-Capacity 1.92 MMT Of Alumina In 2020

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) reported financial and operating results for the full year of 2020 earlier this week. Despite the global market struggling under the effects of coronavirus, the firm’s numbers were generally strong for the year. For the full year,...

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EGA Fires Up Cutting-Edge Gas Turbine At Jebel Ali

A joint venture between Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) and Mubadala and Dubal Holding spun up a new gas turbine for the first time at the site of its under-construction power plant at the Jebel Ali operations. The power plant, which will be operated by JA Power & Water Co, started the Siemens Energy H-class gas […]

Rusal Inks Deal With Taiwan Aluminium Alloy Producer Hodaka To Supply Low-Carbon Aluminium

Russian Federation titan U.C. Rusal announced earlier this week a new agreement with Taiwanese aluminium alloy producer Hodaka to provide it with its low-carbon aluminium products. Rusal will supply Hodaka with its ALLOW line of low-carbon aluminium, which is produced using power derived from renewable sources like hydropower, wind, and solar power. This low-carbon aluminium […]

EGA Completes Refurbishment At Al-Taweelah Aluminium Smelter’s Potline 3

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) completed a major refurbishment of its Potline 3 at the Al-Taweelah aluminium smelter, having relined the reduction cells after several years of use. According to the firm, the over 400 reduction cells were also augmented with new steel collector bars with copper inserts, which are intended to improve performance at the […]

Showa Denko Sells Aluminium Assets To Apollo Global Management

Japanese chemical firm Showa Denko K. K. announced earlier this week the sale of its aluminium business to United States investment fund Apollo Global Management for an undisclosed sum. Thursday’s announcement was the latest in Showa Denko’s move to shed assets. Specifically sold was the firm’s aluminium rolling, aluminium can, and electronic components segments. Neither […]

EGA Partners With DEWA To Produce Solar-Powered Primary Aluminium

Earlier this week, Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) and Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) announced last week a partnership that is expected to lead to the first-ever primary aluminium to be smelted via solar power. The plan is part of a wider initiative by the government of Dubai to transform the city into the world’s […]