Aluminium Bahrain

Aluminium Bahrain’s Line 6 Expansion Achieves 25 Percent Completion

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...

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Construction Underway on Alba’s Sixth Aluminium Potline

Shovels have turned the first dirt in the construction of Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C.’s long-awaited Line 6 Expansion Project. Alba made the announcement of same this past Sunday. The new line is slated to cover an area of 150 acres and require an earthwork cut-and-fill volume of 63.6 million square feet of dirt. Companies local to […]

Aluminium Bahrain Appoints New Director of Casthouse

Mideast aluminium smelter Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. announced the appointment of Abdul Rasool Ahmed Abdul Rasool to the position of Director of Casthouse. An Alba veteran of over three decades, Rasool joined the company in 1985 as an Operator. He was promoted to Supervisor after a dozen years of experience in the casthouse, then was promoted […]

Early Project Planning Complete on Alba’s Line 6 Aluminium Smelter

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. announced the completion of the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) study for its Line 6 Expansion Project last week, marking the end of the optimization process of the project. The FEED study, which was conducted by International Bechtel Co. Ltd. (Bechtel), identified several value-added opportunities, according to Alba. In addition, the study […]

Alba Posts Gains Across the Board in 2017’s First Quarter

Aluminium Bahrain recently released financial results for the first quarter, boasting significant to exceptional gains in several major categories. Alba reported a sales volume of 242,932 metric tons, up 4.9% year-on-year. Total sales for the quarter came in at US$506 million, a 22% increase year-on-year from last year’s Q1 total of US$416 million. Net income […]

Alba Obtains US$700 MM for Financing Line 6 Project

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. announced yesterday that it had secured US$700 million in financing for the construction of its sixth aluminium production line. The financing from the Export Credit Agency (ECA) will be composed of two tranches, one of US$310 million and a second composed of a EUR315-million SERV Guaranteed Export Credit and a EUR50-million Euler […]