EGA Corporate Profile

Our History

EGA’s core operating assets – Dubai Aluminium (“DUBAL”) and Emirates Aluminium (“EMAL”) – began operating in 1979 and 2009 respectively, collectively giving the business a legacy of 40 years’ experience at EGA’s formation in 2014. Widely acknowledged as the UAE’s industrial flagship, EGA’s history is marked by numerous key milestones and achievements.

 

2016

June
June

EGA Board of Directors gives Full Notice to Proceed with Guinea Alumina Corporation Project Phase I

2015

May
May

EGA Board of Directors gives Notice to Proceed (“NTP”) with Phase I of the Al Taweelah Alumina Refinery Project

March
March

Al Taweelah Alumina incorporated

2014

September
September

EGA Board of Directors gives Limited Notice to Proceed with Shaheen Project Phase I

June
June

Republic of Guinea Parliament ratifies revised Guinea Alumina Corporation Project Scope

June
June

EMAL Phase II fully commissioned

2013

September
September

Start-up of Potline 3 at EMAL

June
June

Formation of EGA announced

May
May

EGA acquired 100% share of Guinea Alumina Corporation

2011

June
June

EMAL Phase II announced

2010

December
December

EMAL Phase I fully commissioned

2009

December
December

Start of first pot at EMAL (Potlines 1 & 2)

2008

February
February

Start-up of Potline 8 at DUBAL

2007

July
July

Start-up of Potline 5B at DUBAL

May
May

Acquisition of shares in Guinea Alumina Corporation JV

February
February

EMAL Phase I announced

2006

June
June
DUBAL-2006_Aerial

Start-up of Potline 7b & 9b at DUBAL

2005

May
May

Start-up of Potline 7a at DUBAL

2003

September
September

Start-up of Potline 9 at DUBAL

1999

May
May

Start-up of Potline 6 at DUBAL

1996

September
September

Start-up of Potline 5 at DUBAL

1990

October
October

Start-up of Potline 4 at DUBAL

1979

October
October

First pot start-up at DUBAL
(Potlines 1 to 3)