Al Taweelah refinery

First Capesize Vessel Departs Guinea Alumina Corporation Facilities In Kamsar

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...

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EGA’s Al Taweelah Alumina Refinery Enters Final Stages Of Commissioning

The commissioning of Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC’s (EGA) massive new alumina refinery is yet closer to producing its first alumina, as the firm announced yesterday that the commissioning of the site has entered its final stages. The firm says it has begun hot-water testing of the Digestion section at Al Taweelah, which is the first […]

Waste Management System Now In Place At Al Taweelah, EGA Projects First Production For First Half Of 2019

United Arab Emirates aluminium producer Emirates Global Aluminium announced yesterday the commissioning of the waste-management system at the firm’s Al Taweelah alumina refinery, which is currently under construction. The firm said the milestone brings them ever closer to the eventual opening of the plant in its entirety, which is scheduled for the opening half of […]

EGA Takes First Delivery Of Caustic Soda At Al Taweelah Alumina Refinery

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced yesterday the reception of the inaugural shipment of caustic soda for use in the Al Taweelah alumina refinery as it nears completion. The refinery, which covers an area equal to 200 football fields and utilizes enough steel to build 7 Eiffel Towers, is expected to require around 130,000 metric […]

EGA’s Construction of Bauxite Operations in Boké Reaches Half Completion

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC’s (EGA) operations in Guinea reached 50 percent construction completion this week, with the firm announcing the same on Tuesday. Operating in-country under the auspices of Guinea Alumina Corporation, EGA is employing 4,000 Guineans to complete the US$1.4 billion project. The firm says first production is expected to commence early next year. […]

EGA Receives First Bauxite Shipment for Al Taweelah Refinery from Guinea

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC announced this weekend the reception of the first bauxite ore destined for use at Al Taweelah alumina refinery from mines in west Africa. The shipment of 61 thousand metric tons arrived at port just over a month after it left the shores of Guinea. It represents the first of a yearly […]