Bahrain: Alba achieves production milestone

A ceremony to mark the milestone production was held on 8 January at Alba Oasis, which was attended by Alba executive management, directors, managers, and employees

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Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) achieved its highest ever metal production of 971,420 metric tonnes (MT) in 2016, up by 1.1% year-on-year as compared to 960,643MT in 2015.

Commenting on Alba’s milestone achievement, Tim Murray, chief executive officer, said: “We are proud to be celebrating yet another record in production despite the tough market conditions. Alba has succeeded once again due to the hard work of its people, effective teamwork and commitment to operational efficiency.

“This achievement is significant because it was accomplished on the back of our high safety performance and without significant additional capital expenditures, only by relying on our culture of continuous improvement."

He said: “I congratulate everyone on the record-production and look forward to bigger achievements in 2017 as when united, we do better than necessary to improve our performance and plant reliability."

A ceremony to mark the milestone production was held on 8 January at Alba Oasis, which was attended by Alba executive management, directors, managers, and employees from various departments.

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