Bahrain

Alba Lays Foundation for Sixth Potline

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...

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Alba Increases Line 6 Loan Amount to US$1.5 Billion

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) announced on Thursday that it has garnered commitments in the amount of US$1.5 billion for the commercial loan facility needed to complete the firm’s Line 6 project. Alba is planning to become the owner of the world’s largest aluminium smelting complex, with Line 6 boosting the firm’s capacity from 540,000 metric […]

Alba Selects GE and GAMA Consortium for Line 6 Power Station EPC Contractor

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) has named GE and GAMA Consortium the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) for the former’s planned Power Station 5, the power station responsible for powering the planned Line 6. Alba made the announcement on Monday. According to the terms of the contract, GE and GAMA Consortium will design, engineer, procure, construct, […]

Alba to Seek More than Original Loan Amount of US$750 MM for Line 6

The Kingdom of Bahrain’s Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) is planning to increase the loan amount it seeks from its financial backers for the firm’s Line 6 project. According to its CEO, strong support from banks has prompted it to ask for more than the original US$750 million contemplated at the outset. Upon the completion of the […]

Alba Inks Deal with UAE Firm EGA for Smelting Tech on Line 6 Project

Bahrain’s Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) announced on Tuesday that it has purchased DX+ Ultra Smelting Technology from UAE’s Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) for its Line 6 expansion project. The Line 6 expansion project will add 540,000 metric tons per annum to the Alba smelter, bringing output to 1,500,000 metric tons per annum and making the […]