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EGA Extends Alumina Deal With Vinacomin Through 2023

EGA Extends Alumina Deal With Vinacomin Through 2023

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced yesterday the signing of a new three-year deal with Vietnam’s Vinacomin for the supply of alumina to EGA’s smelters. The new agreement extends a contract between the two firms that was initially begun toward the end...

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EGA Ships First Bauxite From Guinea Mines

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced yesterday the first exports of bauxite ore from its mines in the West African state of Guinea under the auspices of Guinea Alumina Corporation (GAC). Per EGA, the commencement of bauxite ore shipments marks the beginning of the company’s status as an integrated aluminium major. The opening of this […]

EGA Notes Importance Of UAE Aluminium To European Automotive Sector At German Trade Show

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) reminded European automotive manufacturers of the importance of aluminium produced by smelters in the United Arab Emirates to the continent’s automotive sector at a trade event late last month in Germany. Presenting at the 14th International Foundry Trade Fair With Technical Forum (GIFA) in Düsseldorf, EGA noted its supplies agreements […]

EGA Employee Improvements Initiative Saves Firm US$5.7 Million So Far In 2019

A program that incorporates suggestions from rank-and-file employees of Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) has saved the company AED20.8 million (US$5.7 million) since the beginning of the year. To date the program has received over 14,000 suggestions from EGA employees on improving processes at worksites and reducing costs. In addition, the firm conducted a program […]

EGA Inks US$750 Million Funding Deal For Guinea Bauxite Mine Project

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) revealed on Tuesday that its wholly-owned subsidiary Guinea Alumina Corporation (GAC) closed a US$750-million financing deal to fund one of the country’s biggest-ever greenfield mining project. Per EGA, the loan has a 12- to 14-year tenor and is funded by a combination of development finance institutions, export credit agencies, and […]