Al Taweelah

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

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...


EGA Places Order for Seventh Aluminium Billet Furnace from Austria’s Hertwich

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) has ordered an additional batch homogenizing furnace from Austrian aluminium equipment manufacturer Hertwich Engineering. The order, placed late last month, is for a furnace to be utilized in the heat treatment of billets and is expected to go into operation later this year. The furnace in question, which is the seventh […]

EGA Loans First of Over Two Dozen Engineers to Saudi Arabia’s Ma’aden

UAE’s Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) loaned ten Emirati engineers to Saudi Arabia in order to gain experience the firm needs as it prepares to launch the Al Taweelah refinery next year. These ten engineers are the first of over two dozen to be sent to the Ma’aden alumina refinery this year. Ma’aden is the only […]

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 […]