Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba)

Alba Records 25-Percent Rise In Aluminium Sales Volume In Year’s Opening Half

Alba Records 25-Percent Rise In Aluminium Sales Volume In Year’s Opening Half

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. released production numbers for the second quarter of 2019 over the weekend. Despite sagging prices at the London Metal Exchange, Alba turned in double-digit increases in both sales volume and throughput in the quarter. During the year’s second quarter...

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Alba Commissions 106 New Aluminium Smelting Pots On Line 6

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. announced earlier this week the opening of over one hundred pots on its new Line 6, bringing the line to around one-quarter capacity. As of Tuesday this week, Alba is operating 106 of the 424 pots on line six, with plans for opening another hundred by the end of next month. Chairman […]

Alba’s Line 6 Aluminium Potline Reaches 50 Percent Capacity

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. announced over the weekend another milestone in its Line 6 Expansion Project with the handover of over 14 dozen new pots, allowing the firm to begin commissioning over half the line’s new capacity. “We are pleased to announce that Potline 6 is now in full ramp-up mode with the handover of the […]

Alba Joins Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. became the newest member of the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative last week, entering the body as a Production and Transformation member. Alba joins the ASI as its 81st member after achieving full compliance with the most recent ISO certification, implementation of International Finance Corporation protocols, its substantial reported track record of safety and […]

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 safety record achieved in the process. Per the firm, employees on the project […]

Spike In Alumina Prices Hammer Alba’s Bottom Line In 2018

Though a rise in sales volumes and a recovery of alumina prices at the LME, Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C’s fourth quarter and full year numbers struggled largely due to an “unprecedented” jump in alumina prices. In the fourth quarter Alba reported a net loss of US$47 million, a reversal on the year from last year’s net […]