Line 6 Expansion Project

Alba and Bechtel Extend Partnership with MoU on Line 6

Alba and Bechtel Extend Partnership with MoU on Line 6

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) announced on Monday the execution of a Memorandum of Understanding with San Francisco construction and civil engineering firm International Bechtel Co. (Bechtel) to partner on continued work on the ongoing Line 6 Expansion project. Bechtel was named the...

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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 […]

Alba’s Net Profit Back in Black for Fourth Quarter 2016

Aluminium Bahrain released results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2016 earlier this month. Total sales for the fourth quarter were US$483 million, down 2% year-on-year from 2015’s fourth-quarter total of US$469 million. Net profit for the quarter totaled US$36.5 million, a reversal of 187% over the prior fourth-quarter loss of US$41.8 million. […]