Abdulla Kalban

EGA Agreement Results in New Caustic Soda Plant at KIZAD

EGA Agreement Results in New Caustic Soda Plant at KIZAD

UAE’s Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) revealed yesterday the signing of a long-term supply agreement with Shaheen Chem Investments LLC for the supply of ethylene dichloride and caustic soda to EGA’s Al Taweelah alumina refinery. As a result of the agreement, Shaheen...


EGA Recognized by UAE Government as Sustainability Leader

Emirates Global Aluminium was the site of an event dedicated to promoting the reuse of industrial wastes yesterday. The event, which was held under the government’s “UAE Toward Cleaner Production” initiative, was held to highlight strategies for mitigating UAE industry’s impacts upon the environment and to improve its global competitiveness. Among the highlights of the […]

UAE Government Affirms Commitment to EGA

Representatives of Abu Dhabi’s government reaffirmed their commitment to the country’s manufacturing sector generally, and the domestic aluminium industry specifically, in a visit to Emirates Global Aluminium last week. Delegates from the Department of Economic Development made the visit to EGA’s Al Taweelah aluminium smelter and the under-construction Al Taweelah alumina refinery. Among the visitors […]

EGA Sends First Shipment of 5,000 MT of Spent Pot Lining to UK Recycling Firm Befesa

UAE’s Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) announced last week the first shipment of spent pot lining to British waste management firm Befesa for recycling. According to the EGA press release, the firm shipped approximately 5,000 metric tons of the spent lining to Befesa for reuse in industries including cement, fiberglass, and ceramics. Pot lining has a […]

EGA Challenges UAE’s Students to Develop Robot for Repairing Pot Linings

Emirates Global Aluminium announced a robotics competition on Monday aimed at encouraging UAE’s higher-education students to develop a robot to tackle the difficult and dangerous task of relining its aluminium-smelting pots. The competition, dubbed “Al Robot,” asks students to design, build, and operate an autonomous robot that is capable of laying the brickwork lining within […]

EGA Opens First Office in China

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC opened its first office in the People’s Republic of China on Monday. EGA’s office, which is in Shanghai, oversees the firm’s wholly-owned subsidiary in China, which sources raw materials and other supplies in the country. Over the past two years EGA has procured more than US$500 million of supplies from the […]