Production starts at EGA’s alumina refinery; alumina prices fall

Production has begun at EGA’s new Al Taweelah alumina refinery, in Abu Dhabi, casting more bearish sentiment on alumina prices.

The facility is the first alumina refinery in the United Arab Emirates and cost approximately $3.3 billion to develop. Al Taweelah alumina refinery is expected to convert five million tonnes of bauxite into alumina per year once full ramp-up is achieved, producing around two million tonnes per year of alumina. Bauxite for the project will be imported from Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée in the Republic of Guinea in West Africa....

Published

Alice Mason

April 10, 2019

10:26 GMT

London