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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 Completes Refurbishment At Al-Taweelah Aluminium Smelter’s Potline 3

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) completed a major refurbishment of its Potline 3 at the Al-Taweelah aluminium smelter, having relined the reduction cells after several years of use. According to the firm, the over 400 reduction cells were also augmented with new steel collector bars with copper inserts, which are intended to improve performance at the […]

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 […]