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Emal pours $2.8bn into smelter

Emirates Aluminium (Emal) has so far committed $2.8bn towards developing the Emal smelter in the Taweelah area of Abu Dhabi, a senior official involved in the project told Gulf News. Emal is being built on a six square kilometre site in two phases with a total capacity of 1.4 million tonnes of primary aluminium per year. The first phase is expected to cost $5.6bn.