EGA receives first CBG bauxite in preparation for Al Taweelah refinery start

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) received its first bauxite shipment from Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée (CBG) on Sunday June 24 in preparation for the commissioning of its Al Taweelah alumina refinery in Abu Dhabi.

Al Taweelah will produce its first alumina in the first half of 2019. At full capacity, the refinery will receive 5 million tonnes per year of bauxite from CBG.
EGA has the capacity to stockpile up to 450,000 tonnes of bauxite ready for use by the refinery.

“During operations, stockpiling is required to ensure that production can continue even if there are interruptions in shipments of...

Published

Charlotte Radford

June 25, 2018

12:20 GMT

London