Al Taweelah refinery

Emirates Global Aluminium And GE To Explore Switching Gas Turbines To Hydrogen

Emirates Global Aluminium And GE To Explore Switching Gas Turbines To Hydrogen

In an effort at culling greenhouse gas emissions from its aluminium smelting operations, Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced over the weekend a Memorandum of Intent with GE Gas Power to convert EGA’s natural gas turbines to hydrogen-powered generators. In addition, the...

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EGA’s Al Taweelah Alumina Refinery Reaches Full Production Of 2 MTPA

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced last week the full ramp-up of its alumina refinery at Al Taweelah to 2 million metric tons per annum in June, marking a significant milestone for the region’s largest alumina refining operation. The firm noted that full ramp-up was achieved after only fourteen months of production, which it notes […]

EGA Refines One Millionth Metric Ton Of Alumina At Al Taweelah Refinery

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) marked a significant milestone this week, noting the one millionth ton of alumina refined at the Al Taweelah alumina refinery since operations began at the site in April. In a press release, the firm said its US$3.3 billion alumina refinery has yet to reach production at its nameplate capacity, as […]

First Capesize Vessel Departs Guinea Alumina Corporation Facilities In Kamsar

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced over the weekend the departure of the inaugural Capesize vessel from its bauxite mining subsidiary in Guinea. Berge Bulk’s ore carrier MV Berge Rosa departed from Guinea Alumina Corporation’s facilities at Kamsar bound for an unnamed buyer in India. The vessel set sail with 173 thousand metric tons of […]

EGA Begins New Round Of Research Collaboration With MIT

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) began a new phase in its ongoing research partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) last week. The partnership, which began five years ago, features an eight-week visit by MIT Master’s and Ph.D. students from the David H. Koch School of Chemical Engineering Practice to EGA’s plants at Jebel […]

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 to spent pot lining. The firm has already claimed the top spot as […]