Line 6 Expansion Project

Alba’s Third-Quarter Net Income Leaps by 65% Year-on-Year

Alba’s Third-Quarter Net Income Leaps by 65% Year-on-Year

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. reported totals for the third quarter and first nine months of 2016 yesterday. Alba’s numbers were highlighted by an increase in year-on-year net income by almost two thirds. The firm reported a sales total of US$463.5 million for the...

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 Cuts US$500 MM from Line 6 Budget

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) announced last weekend that it has been forced to cut US$500 million out of the CAPEX associated with its Line 6 project. The Bahrain-based smelter laid the blame at the feet of the late drop in global crude oil prices. Alba’s initial Bankable Feasibility Study called for a CAPEX of US$3.5 […]

Bahrain’s Alba Names Bechtel Contractor for Line 6 Project

The Kingdom of Bahrain’s Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) recently named US construction company International Bechtel Co. Ltd. (Bechtel) the firm’s Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Management (EPCM) contractor for its Line 6 Expansion Project. The Line 6 project will make Alba’s plant the world’s largest aluminium smelter, boosting the plant’s output by 540,000 metric tons per […]