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UAE Government Affirms Commitment to EGA

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...

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EGA to Participate in First-Ever Global Manufacturing & Industrialisation Summit

United Arab Emirates’ Emirates Global Aluminium announced earlier this month that it would participate in the first-ever Global Manufacturing & Industrialisation Summit, which is to take place at the end of this week. According to EGA, the summit is the first worldwide meeting of the global manufacturing community. It is intended to be a forum […]

Guinea Alumina Awards US$700 MM Contract to Fluor

Fluor Corporation announced yesterday that it has been awarded a US$700 million consulting contract by Guinea Alumina Corporation S.A. (GAC) to engineer and manage construction for a major bauxite ore mine in Guinea. The contract will have Fluor managing the development of the mine, expected to yield 12 million metric tons of bauxite ore per […]

EGA Ships First Bauxite from Guinea

UAE’s Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) announced this week that it has shipped the first bauxite bulk sample shipment mined from its operations in the African nation of Guinea. The sample was shipped from Kamsar to customers in the People’s Republic of China. The first shipment consists of 55,000 metric tons of ore, and it represents […]

EGA’s Alumina Refinery Construction Project Celebrates Key Construction Milestone

Abu Dhabi’s Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) announced that it has achieved a major milestone in its Al Taweelah alumina refinery project. According to local media, the US$3 billion project has reached the point of sixty percent completion of its calciners. The plant, which is one of UAE’s biggest industrial construction sites, is employing 5,900 people […]

EGA Seals Aluminium Supply Deal with BMW

Emirates Global Aluminium has entered into an agreement with Munich automaker Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) to supply the German firm with high-quality aluminium for the production of its engines. According to local media, this agreement is the first direct deal of its kind between EGA and a major automaker, although the firm has been […]