Emirates Global Aluminium deeply regrets to confirm that an incident took place at its Jebel Ali site yesterday evening during a routine maintenance operation in which two men tragically lost their lives.
EGA’s emergency response procedures were activated, and the relevant authorities in Dubai were notified and have been providing support at Jebel Ali.
The men were working at an industrial furnace, which was shut down for routine maintenance and was not operational at the time. A team of EGA specialists is currently investigating the incident to understand the factors involved.
EGA is offering the men’s families every possible support at this tragic time.