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Bahrain’s Alba sets new record with 2017 production volume

by Fatima De La Cerna on Jan 8, 2018


Tim Murray, chief executive officer (CEO) of Alba.
Tim Murray, chief executive officer (CEO) of Alba.

Bahrain-headquartered aluminium smelter, Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) has announced that its production volume for 2017 is the highest annual production recorded in the company’s history.

In a statement, the company said that its 2017 production volume hit 981,016 metric tonnes per annum (mtpa), 1% higher compared to 2016.

Commenting on the company’s new record, Tim Murray, chief executive officer (CEO) of Alba, said: “Alba’s record-breaking production speaks volumes about our resilience and determination to achieve excellence against all odds.

“We aim to rise higher in 2018 as we progress with the construction of Line 6 Expansion Project.”

According to Alba, 2017 was the sixth year in a row that it has surpassed its annual production, noting that in 2012, the company’s production record was 890,217mtpa; 912,700mtpa in 2013; 931,427mtpa in 2014; 960,643mtpa in 2015; and 971,420mtpa in 2016.



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