Aluminium Bahrain

Comeback in Global Aluminium Market Raises Alba’s Q3 Numbers

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...

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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, […]

Alba Lays Foundation for Sixth Potline

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) announced over the weekend that the concrete foundation of the firm’s new Potline 6 facility has been laid. A portion of the Line 6 project, Potline 6 consists of two pot rooms, each of which is just under a mile long. As such, these buildings are the longest in the Line […]

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 […]