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EGA Commissions Spent Pot Lining Pre-Treatment Plant At Al Taweela

EGA Commissions Spent Pot Lining Pre-Treatment Plant At Al Taweela

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced yesterday the start-up of its AED15 million (US$4.1 million) pre-treatment and spent pot lining facility at its plant at Al Taweelah. The facility is part of a nine-year project undertaken by EGA to discover alternative uses...

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Altech Raises First Steel On High-Purity Alumina Plant Site

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. reached another milestone in the construction of its high-purity alumina (HPA) plant in Johor with the raising of the first construction steel at the site. Following a South African custom known as Opstaan Yster, or “stand-up of iron,” Altech marked the occasion on Friday with a ceremony and celebration. In […]

Indian Aluminium Can Stakeholders Form Advocacy Group

A trio of Indian firms have teamed up to launch a national consortium dedicated to promoting the use of aluminium cans for beverage packaging. Hindalco Industries Ltd, Ball Beverage Packaging (India) Pvt Ltd, and Can-Pack India Pvt Ltd announced earlier this week the formation of the Aluminium Beverages Can Association of India (ABCAI). The Association […]

Nalco To Find Haven In Value-Added Products As Aluminium Prices Level Off

Thanks in part to rising production costs and shrinking prices at the LME, Indian aluminium manufacturers are working towards increasing value-added offerings to their product line ups. Though sanctions boosted raw aluminium prices to multi-year highs a year ago, prices have since fallen back to Earth after the sanctions were lifted in January. Additionally, the […]

Alba’s Line 6 Reaches Halfway Point In Start-Up Process

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. reached the halfway point on start-up at its new Line 6 after successfully bringing another 106 pots online last week, bringing the total number of operational pots to 212. Alba held an event on Tuesday to mark the occasion, which was attended by officials from both Alba and construction contractor Bechtel. “We […]