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EGA Refines First Alumina At Al Taweelah

EGA Refines First Alumina At Al Taweelah

The first batch of alumina has been produced at Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC’s (EGA) new refinery at Al Taweelah. The US$3.3 billion plant in Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi is the country’s first alumina refinery, which EGA says will set the UAE...

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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 […]

EGA Plans First Alumina Refined at Al Taweelah in First Half of 2019

United Arab Emirates aluminium smelter Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC revealed last week that it anticipates refining the first batch of alumina at Al Taweelah at some point in the front half of next year, over a year beyond the initially-planned start date of late 2017. The refinery, which is expected to ultimately boast a capacity […]