Production starts at EGA’s met-grade alumina refinery; alumina prices fall

Published: Wednesday, 10 April 2019

Al Taweelah alumina refinery is the first such facility in the United Arab Emirates and is expected to significantly reduce the amount of smelter-grade alumina EGA requires from the spot market.

By Alice Mason

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. 

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