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Aluminium Bahrain Appoints New Chief Operations Officer

Aluminium Bahrain Appoints New Chief Operations Officer

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) announced yesterday the appointment of Dr. Abdulla Habib Ahmed as the firm’s Acting Chief Operations Officer. Alba appointed Ahmed to the position in a meeting earlier this month, appointing him to the office with immediate effect. Abdullah has...

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Comeback in Global Aluminium Market Raises Alba’s Q3 Numbers

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) released financials for the third quarter of 2017 yesterday. Financial numbers were up across the board, which the firm credits in no small part to the continuing recovery of the global aluminium market. Alba recorded US$625.8 million in sales in the quarter, a 35-percent increase year-on-year from last year’s third-quarter total […]

Alba’s Aluminium Production Volume Jumps 3 Percent in Third Quarter

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) announced yesterday that the firm’s sales and production volumes in the just-ended quarter both topped last year’s totals. For the third quarter the Bahraini smelter boasted a total sales volume of 247,540 metric tons, which was good for a 0.5% increase year-on-year. Alba’s smelters produced 253,475 metric tons in the quarter, […]

Aluminium Bahrain’s Line 6 Expansion Achieves 25 Percent Completion

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) updated shareholders on the firm’s progress on the US$3-billion Line 6 Expansion Project yesterday, noting that the undertaking continues to run on the scheduled timeline. According to the firm, earthworks and concrete at the site are continuing as planned, with engineering at 50 percent completion, and procurement and contracts at 70 […]

Despite Line 5 Damage, Alba Turns In Strong Second Quarter and First Half Numbers

Boosted in part by a rebound in aluminium prices, Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) posted better financial numbers for the just-ended quarter and half. Alba turned in total sales of US$476.9 million in the second quarter, up year-on-year from last year’s Q2 total of 441 million. Net income for the quarter came to US$47.1 million, up […]

Alba Reopens Damaged Aluminium Reduction Line 5

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. announced yesterday that repair operations to its Reduction Line 5 have been successfully completed. The line suffered damage on April 5 when a power station supplying energy to the line failed. As a result, Line 5 was without power for around three hours. Though production was halted and the line sustained damage, […]