Wednesday 20 February 2019

Alba officials and employees at the event

Alba’s Line 6 smelter achieves new milestone

MANAMA, February 5, 2018

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), the Bahrain-based aluminium smelter, revealed that its Line 6 smelter expansion project achieved a significant milestone - the First Cathode Sealing Operation - on January 31.

The first cathode is an integral part of the potlining activities for the new Line 6 pots based on the Dubal DX Ultra Technology that is being employed at the Line 6 Smelter, said a statement from the company.

Alba’s chief executive officer Tim Murray said: “We are very much pleased with the overall progress we have made on Line 6 Smelter.”

“The focused-approach adopted by our team has yielded nicely on the progress of engineering (79 per cent), procurement (83 per cent), contracts (97 per cent) and construction (17 per cent) simultaneously.

“We look forward to the on-schedule completion of Line 6 Expansion Project and have everything checked to be ready for commercial operations,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service

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