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Alba Commissions 40 New Pots On Line 6

Alba Commissions 40 New Pots On Line 6

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. updated investors on its Line 6 Expansion Project earlier this week, noting the successful testing of over three dozen pots, all of which are now fully operational. In addition to bringing 40 new potlines online, Alba pointed out the...

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Alba Commissions Line 6 Two Weeks Ahead of Schedule

Months of construction came to an end at Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) earlier this week after the firm commissioned Potline 6, making the firm’s operations the largest single-site aluminium smelter on Earth. The commissioning, which involved energizing the pot for the first time, occurred almost two weeks ahead of the scheduled completion date of January […]

Despite Rising Alumina Costs, Alba Turns In Strong Third Quarter

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) reported financial results for the third quarter of 2018 yesterday. Though sales volumes in the quarter rose, a rise in alumina prices tempered bottom-line gains. In the just-ended quarter, Alba recorded a net income of BD14.3 million (US$38 million), off by 44 percent on the year from BD25.8 million (US$68.5 million). […]

Alba’s Net Income Jumps 65 In Q2 To US$77.4 Million

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) released results from the second quarter and first half of 2018 last week. Per the firm, top-line and bottom-line increases were fueled by a corresponding increase in sales volume, a recovery in prices at the LME, and the return to service of Line 5. During the second quarter, Alba saw a […]

Alba Receives Two of Six World’s Largest Rectiformers at Line Six Site

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) announced last week that it was the proud recipient of one-third of the six rectifier transformer units needed for the completion of its Line 6 Expansion Project. Designed and built by Fuji Electric in Japan, the rectifier-transformer (a/k/a “rectiformer”) is rated for 120 kA at 1880V DC. The design in question […]