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

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...

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EGA Expands Bauxite Residue Research Partnership With Belgian Firm

UAE’s Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced earlier this week the widening of a partnership with Belgian research and technology organization Vlaamse Instelling voor Technologisch Onderzoek (VITO) dedicated to discovering new and different beneficial uses of bauxite ore residue. Per EGA, the companies will begin two new studies, the first of which involves using bauxite […]

EGA Train Delivers First Guinean Bauxite Ore Shipment To The Coast

UAE aluminium smelter Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced yesterday the departure of the first train loaded with bauxite from subsidiary Guinea Alumina Corporation’s mine and its safe arrival to port facilities on the coast. The milestone three-hour, 55-mile journey consisted of 80 railcars loaded with 6,800 metric tons of raw bauxite ore. The ore […]

Construction at UAE’s Guinea Mine Achieves 75 Percent Completion

UAE aluminium smelter Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced late last week that construction at its bauxite mining project in Guinea has achieved 75 percent completion. The US$1.4-billion project, which is being built by EGA’s subsidiary Guinea Alumina Corporation, represents the largest greenfield investment in Guinea in 40 years. Employing 3,000 workers, the project is […]

EGA Commissions First Of Four Sections Of Al Taweelah Alumina Refinery

UAE aluminium smelter Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) is one big step closer to alumina production over this week’s successful completion and commissioning of the first major section of its alumina refinery now under construction at Al Taweelah. Per a press release by the firm, the calcination section’s 1,700 instruments and over 100 motors have […]