Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), the world’s largest aluminium smelter ex-China, has announced that work on its Power Station 5 (PS5) Block 4 Project is progressing as per schedule.
Giving an update on Block 4 Project, Alba said the the EPC contractor Mitsubishi Power & SepcoIII consortium has fully completed the procurement process for the project’s main equipment - M701 JAC gas turbine, steam turbine and the turbines generators as well as 50% of the manufacturing process for the same equipment.
Further, all civil foundation works for the main equipment for Block 4 Project were also completed by February-end 2023, stated the aluminium giant.
On the key milestone, Alba’s Chairman of the Board of Directors Shaikh Daij bin Salman bin Daij Al Khalifa said: "Alba’s Block 4 Project has started to take shape with the completion of early milestones as per schedule; thus, allowing us to prepare for the major activities on site."
Alba, he stated, had achieved all milestones on Block 4 Project with full safety clocking 331,723 million hours without single Lost Time Injury (LTI) as of March 19.
"We look forward to safely delivering Block 4, a key project under Alba’s ESG roadmap, on schedule and as planned by Q4 2024," he added.-TradeArabia News Service