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EGA Boosts Amperage To 500kA At Al Taweelah Aluminium Smelter

EGA Boosts Amperage To 500kA At Al Taweelah Aluminium Smelter

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced last week that it has started operations at its DX+ Ultra reduction cells at an amperage of 500kA, the highest amperage reached by alumininium smelters in the Middle East to date. Boosting the amperage to 500kA...

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EGA’s Suggestion Scheme Saves AED416 MM In Forty Years

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) marked the 40th anniversary of its Suggestion Scheme last week. Over the previous four decades the Suggestion Scheme has received over half a million suggestions from EGA employees and has saved the company roughly AED416 million (US$113 million). The EGA Suggestion Scheme was first launched in 1981 by then-Head of […]

EGA Fires Up Cutting-Edge Gas Turbine At Jebel Ali

A joint venture between Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) and Mubadala and Dubal Holding spun up a new gas turbine for the first time at the site of its under-construction power plant at the Jebel Ali operations. The power plant, which will be operated by JA Power & Water Co, started the Siemens Energy H-class gas […]

EGA To Increase Premium Aluminium Sales To BMW

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced earlier this week its plans to substantially increase its supply to German automaker BMW for use in engine production. According to the firm, the agreement to supply premium aluminium to BMW, which began in 2013, has been extended through 2022 and will require a significant increase in supply. Neither […]

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 […]