Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba)

One-Fifth Of Alba’s Line 6 Aluminium Destined For Spot Market

One-Fifth Of Alba’s Line 6 Aluminium Destined For Spot Market

Around one-fifth of the primary aluminium to roll off Aluminium Bahrain’s new Line 6 is slated for sale on the global spot market according to the firm’s CEO Tim Murray. In a recent interview with S&P Global Platts, Murray said the US$3-billion...

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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 […]