Alba sets new production record

Firm achieves production target of over 900,000 metric tonnes in 2013

NEWS, Business, Aluminium Bahrain, Production

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) has announced that it set a new production record after achieving a target of over 900,000 metric tonnes per annum (mtpa) for the first year in its history in 2013.

The company said it produced 912,700 metric tonnes during the calendar year, which was an increase of 22,843 mtpa on the 890,217 tonnes produced in 2012.

The firm held a ceremony to mark the achievement at the HRH Princess Sabeeka Oasis Hall on Sunday, 5 January.

Alba’s CEO, Tim Murray said: “Alba was able to exceed 900,000 mtpa for the first time in its 40-year history, which is the result of the dedication of its hard working and loyal employees.

"We feel this increase in productivity is directly linked to the improvement in safety performance. As we look into 2014, we expect to go even higher in terms of operational improvements and plant reliability."

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