United Arab Emirates

EGA Breaks Ground On New Cutting Edge Power Plant At Jebel Ali Aluminium Smelter

EGA Breaks Ground On New Cutting Edge Power Plant At Jebel Ali Aluminium Smelter

The first shovel of earth has been turned in the new power block to be built by Emirates Global Aluminium, Mubadala Investment Company, and Dubal Holding at the Jebel Ali aluminium smelter in Dubai. The AED1 billion (US$272 million) project is the...


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 […]

EGA Mulling Debt Refinance

UAE aluminium smelter Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) is planning to refinance up to US$6.7 billion of its outstanding debt according to sources who spoke to industry media earlier this week. According to sources, the new deal will include refinancing some portion of the US$4.9-billion loan entered into by EGA in the spring of 2016 […]

EGA’s IPO Must Wait Until Next Year Due To “Unfavourable” Aluminium Market

Confirming rumors of the same, United Arab Emirates aluminium producer Emirates Global Aluminium announced on Sunday that a planned initial public offering (IPO) of the firm’s stock would not occur this year. According to an unnamed EGA spokesperson cited in domestic media, the indefinite postponement of the company’s IPO is due to “unfavourable market conditions.” […]

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 […]

Two Workers Perish At EGA’s Jebel Ali Smelter

Domestic media reported the death of two Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) workers at its Jebel Ali smelter on Monday. EGA said two men were carrying out a routine maintenance operation on an industrial furnace when bricks came raining down upon them, plunging them into the smelter and to their deaths. Though emergency response procedures […]