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Alba Plans Region’s First Spent Pot Lining Treatment Plant

Alba Plans Region’s First Spent Pot Lining Treatment Plant

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. announced yesterday its plans to establish the region’s first Spent Pot Lining (SPL) Treatment Plant. The project, which is the result of collaboration between Alba and Bahrain’s Supreme Council for Environment (SCE), is part of a bigger initiative driven...

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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 […]

Alba Commissions 40 New Pots On Line 6

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. updated investors on its Line 6 Expansion Project earlier this week, noting the successful testing of over three dozen pots, all of which are now fully operational. In addition to bringing 40 new potlines online, Alba pointed out the safety record achieved in the process. Per the firm, employees on the project […]

Spike In Alumina Prices Hammer Alba’s Bottom Line In 2018

Though a rise in sales volumes and a recovery of alumina prices at the LME, Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C’s fourth quarter and full year numbers struggled largely due to an “unprecedented” jump in alumina prices. In the fourth quarter Alba reported a net loss of US$47 million, a reversal on the year from last year’s net […]

Alba Concludes Second Tranche Of ECA Financing For Line 6 Expansion Project

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) announced on Sunday the closure of the last installment of the second tranche of Export Credit Agency (ECA) financing for Alba’s Line 6 Expansion Project. Per the firm, the second tranche consists of a ten-year, US$136-million Export Development Canada (EDC) facility and a €90-million (US$102 million) Japan Bank for International Cooperation […]