EGA’s primary aluminium output hits record high in 2017

Primary aluminium production at Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) rose 4% to a record 2.6 million tonnes in 2017, the aluminium producer said on Tuesday February 27.

EGA sells about 10% of its production to customers in the United Arab Emirates. It sold 268,000 tonnes of aluminium metal to customers in the UAE in 2017, compared with 262,000 tonnes - including sales of hot liquid metal to customers located near EGA’s Al Taweelah smelter in Abu Dhabi - in 2016.

EGA, which was formed in 2014 through the merger of Dubai Aluminium (Dubal) and Emirates Aluminium (Emal), runs the Jebel Ali aluminium smelter in Dubai and the...


Vivian Teo

February 27, 2018

12:48 GMT