Alba Participates In ARABAL,2017


Aluminium Bahrain B. S. C. (Alba) is a key participant in the 21st International Arab Aluminium Conference & Exhibition, ARABAL 2017, that is being hosted by Sohar Aluminium from 06 to 09 November 2017 at the Shangri-La Bar Al Jissah, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.

Held under the Patronage of His Highness Sayyid Harib bin Thuwaini Al Said, Assistant Secretary General of the Council of Ministers for Conferences, Sultanate of Oman, the conference agenda is structured to focus on the “Driving Strategic Growth across the Global Aluminium Industry”.

Held on Tuesday November 07, 2017, the opening ceremony of ARABAL 2017 was attended by Alba’s Chairman of Board of Directors, Shaikh Daij Bin Salman Bin Daij Al Khalifa and Alba’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Tim Murray, Deputy Chief Executive Officer (DCEO) Ali Al Baqali, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Khalid Abdul Latif along with other top Alba officials.

ARABAL 2017 will witness participation from Alba Executives as key members of panel discussions — CEO Tim Murray panel member for ‘Global Map Redrawn: Challenges & Opportunities for the Middle East’s Aluminium Sector’, Ali Al Baqali panel member for ‘Global Market Economic Review and LME Price Outlook: What’s the Road Ahead?’ and Khalid Abdul Latif panel member for ‘What are the Implications of Current Aluminium Trade Trends and Tariffs for Gulf Producers in Their Fight for Global Market Share?’.

Commenting on Alba’s participation at ARABAL 2017, Alba’s Chief Executive Officer, Tim Murray, said:

“The Gulf aluminium industry is set to boom with Alba’s brownfield project, Line 6 Expansion Project, which will further underline the GCC region as an emerging hub for aluminium production. Through ARABAL, the Middle East aluminium smelters are able to demonstrate their strengths and opportunities, thus bringing recognition to this Region’s aluminium industry. Alba is proud to be a member of ARABAL and we look forward to continue our strong and collaborative relations with our peers in the Region.”

ARABAL 2017 will witness participation from more than 500 delegates from around the globe comprising major investors, executives and key decision makers.