Emirates Global Aluminium is built on the proud heritage of two aluminium pioneers. We have been developing our business for the past four decades, innovating aluminium to make modern life possible for the world, the societies in which we operate, and our people.
Our founder, the late Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, signs a decree establishing Dubai Aluminium.
First pot start-up at DUBAL (Potlines 1 to 3)
Start-up of Potline 4 at DUBAL
Start-up of Potline 7A at DUBAL
Start-up of Potline 7b & 9b at DUBAL
EMAL Phase I announced
Acquisition of shares in Guinea Alumina Corporation JV
Start-up of Potline 5B at DUBAL
Start-up of Potline 8 at DUBAL
EMAL Phase I fully commissioned
Formation of EGA announced
EMAL Phase II fully commissioned
EGA becomes first Middle East headquartered company to join the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative
EGA completes $300 million project to retrofit older production lines with UAE technology
EGA starts up Al Taweelah alumina refinery, the first in the UAE and only the second in the Middle East
EGA's Al Taweelah site is certified to the ASI Performance Standard, in first for Middle East
First bauxite exports from Guinea Alumina Corporation
EGA celebrates 40 years since the first aluminium was produced in the UAE, by pot 2 in Line 1A at Jebel Ali.
EGA and Dubai Electricity & Water Authority make the UAE the first country in the world to produce aluminium using the power of the sun
EGA's Jebel Ali site is certified to the ASI Performance Standard
EGA reaches 40 million tonnes of hot metal produced since start-up of Jebel Ali in 1979
EGA's Guinea Alumina Corporation achieves first certification in Guinea to the ASI Performance Standard
EGA reports best results in its history, with record production across the value chain