Alba key participant and sponsor of 2nd Energy Management Conference & Exhibition 2015

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    • The conference is being held under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Abdul Hussain bin Ali Mirza, Minister of Energy from December 6 to 8, 2015, at Gulf Hotel, Manama, Bahrain.
    • Alba was awarded an appreciation trophy by H.E. Dr. Mirza for its continuous support towards such events.

    Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C (Alba), one of the leading companies in Bahrain, is a key participant and sponsor of the 2nd Energy Management Conference & Exhibition 2015 being held from December 6 to 8, 2015, at Gulf Hotel, Manama, Bahrain.

    Organised under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Abdul Hussain bin Ali Mirza, Minister of Energy, this conference is a leading platform for key energy consumers, producers and investors in the region to share best practices in the field of Energy. This year, many subjects such energy efficiency, renewable energies, private sector and climate change will be focussed upon.

    Alba’s Chief Marketing Officer, Khalid A. Latif and Director Power & Utilities, Amin Sultan, were amongst the key attendees at the 2nd Energy Management Conference & Exhibition 2015, where Alba was awarded an appreciation trophy by H.E. Dr. Mirza for its continuous support and active participation.

    Speaking about Alba’s support for the 2nd Energy Management Conference & Exhibition 2015, Alba’s Chief Executive, Tim Murray said:

    “Alba is continually focussed on operational efficiency and is proud to have achieved self-sufficiency in meeting its extensive energy requirement. We are pleased to participate and support the 2015 conference, which allows us to share our practices with the industry as well as gain more knowledge of this field.”

    About Alba:

    Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) – one of the largest and modern aluminium smelters in the world – is renowned for its premium grade aluminium products, technological strength and innovative policies, strict environmental guidelines and high track record for safety. Established in 1971 as a 120,000 tonnes per annum smelter, Alba today produces more than 931,000 metric tonnes per annum of the highest grade aluminium, with products including standard and T-ingots, extrusion billets, rolling slab, properzi ingots, and molten aluminium.

    Alba is listed on both the Bahrain Bourse and London Stock Exchange, and the Company’s shareholders are Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company (69.38%), SABIC Industrial Investment Company (20.62%) and the General Public (10%).

    About Line 6 Expansion Project:

    Line 6 Expansion Project, expected to begin production by early 2019, will boost the per-annum production by 514,000 metric tonnes, bringing the total production capacity of Alba to around 1.450 million metric tonnes per year.

    Bechtel Canada completed the Bankable Feasibility study for the $3.5 billion Line 6 Expansion Project in December 2014. DX+ Technology is selected as the base for Line 6, while J.P. Morgan, Gulf International Bank (GIB) and National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) are the Financial Advisors of the Project.

    The Line 6 Expansion Project will enhance the downstream industry by creating many co-investment opportunities through local and foreign aluminium investments. It will create hundreds of jobs, directly and indirectly, which will be a significant economic boost for the Kingdom of Bahrain.