Alba board chairman emphasises importance of proposed Line 7

Manama, Nov. 5 (BNA): Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba)’s Chairman of the Board of Directors, Shaikh Daij bin Salman bin Daij Al Khalifa, met with Bechtel’s President of Mining & Metals Global Business Unit Mrs. Ailie MacAdam; Bechtel’s President of Europe, Africa, and Middle East Region Mr. Justin Siberell; and Bechtel’ Regional Manager Mr. Mark Ashwin on the side of Gulf Aluminium Council Dinner at Ritz Carlton, Bahrain along with Alba’s CEO Mr. Ali Al Baqali to discuss areas of cooperation including the Proposed Line 7 Project.  


Speaking on the importance of the Proposed Line 7 to Bahrain and Alba, the Chairman of Alba’s Board of Directors, Shaikh Daij bin Salman bin Daij Al Khalifa, stated:


“Aluminium is the metal of the future, and we are here to continue making it available through our soon-to-be investment in Line 7. Moving ahead with our organic growth strategy, the Proposed Line 7 will add more “environmentally friendly” production capacity to Alba’s nameplate capacity of 1.561 million metric tonnes.


With the continuous support of the Kingdom’s leadership and the vision of HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa the Crown Prince and Prime Minister and with the successful conclusion of the Pre-Feasibility Study, we are keen to capitalise on our experience from the Line 6 Expansion Project to make the future Line 7 another success story for Bahrain and Alba.”




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