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Alba Sets Records For Production And Sales Volume In Q3

Alba Sets Records For Production And Sales Volume In Q3

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. announced yesterday that it set a record last quarter for both production and sales volume of primary aluminium. In the third quarter Alba smelted a total of 385,396 metric tons of primary aluminium, up by 53 percent on the...

Events

Alba’s Line 6 Reaches Halfway Point In Start-Up Process

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. reached the halfway point on start-up at its new Line 6 after successfully bringing another 106 pots online last week, bringing the total number of operational pots to 212. Alba held an event on Tuesday to mark the occasion, which was attended by officials from both Alba and construction contractor Bechtel. “We […]

Difficult Aluminium Market Leads To Bottom-Line Struggles For Alba In Q1

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. released results for the year’s opening quarter earlier this week. Lower LME prices teamed up with higher alumina prices to squeeze the firm’s bottom line over the year’s first three months. In the year’s first quarter Alba reported a net loss of BD 15.8 million (US$42 million), reversing a net profit of […]

Alba Boosted Aluminium Sales And Production Totals In Q1

In the face of weak aluminium prices at the LME, Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. expanded throughput and sales volume through the first quarter of 2019 the firm revealed in an announcement earlier this week. In the year’s opening three months, Alba shipped 257,113 metric tons of product, a rise of 2 percent on the year. Production […]

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 […]