Aluminium Bahrain

Alba’s Line 6 Aluminium Potline Reaches 50 Percent Capacity

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 commissioning of over 14 dozen new pots, bringing the plant’s sixth line to 50 percent capacity. “We are pleased to announce that Potline 6 is...

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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 project is on the verge of first production. “We commissioned it on December […]

Alba Concludes Second Tranche Of ECA Financing For Line 6 Expansion Project

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) announced on Sunday the closure of the last installment of the second tranche of Export Credit Agency (ECA) financing for Alba’s Line 6 Expansion Project. Per the firm, the second tranche consists of a ten-year, US$136-million Export Development Canada (EDC) facility and a €90-million (US$102 million) Japan Bank for International Cooperation […]

Alba Tops 1 Million Metric Tons In Aluminium Sales In 2018

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) continued its climb to the top of the global aluminium-smelting mountain last year, posting a sales volume of over 1 million metric tons in 2018. Per the company, last year witnessed the sale of 1,012,548 metric tons of aluminium, representing an all-time high for the company. Last year’s sales total increased […]

Alba Surpasses 2018 Aluminium Production Goal Of 1 Million Metric Tons

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) achieved a new high-water mark in production volume last year, clocking a per-annum production rate of 1,011,101 metric tons. The record exceeded the firm’s production target by over 11 thousand metric tons per annum. The 2018 result was a rise of 3 percent over 2017’s production volume of 981,016 metric tons […]

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 […]