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Jacketed Pipe Units, Al Taweelah Alumina Refinery – Alucor/Emirates Global Aluminium

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Location Taweelah, Abu Dhabi (UAE)
Year of realization 2015 – 2016
Project value USD 3 Billion


Emirates Global Aluminium (“EGA”) is equally owned by Mubadala Development Company of Abu Dhabi and Investment Corporation of Dubai. EGA is an aluminum conglomerate with interests in bauxite/alumina and primary aluminum smelting with plans to induce significant local growth and international expansion.

The new Shaheen Alumina Refinery is in the Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD), in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The purpose of this mandate was to outline the general technical requirements for design, supply (including heat treatment), and fabrication which includes non-destructive examinations (NDE), hydro tests, surface treatment/paintings, packing for transportation, and the preparation of documentation of the Jacketed Pipe Units (JPU) and associated components.


  • Executed the general and detailed engineering work‏ ‏
  • Prepared and executed the hydro test procedures
  • Performed lifting calculations
  • Reviewed the fabrication drawings
  • Provided a Finite Element Analysis (FEA).