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Alba’s Line 6 Expansion Project (Line 6 Smelter and Power Expansion Project) is brimming with all kinds of activities as we progress towards achieving the First Hot Metal on 01 January 2019, said the Chairman of Alba’s Board of Directors, Shaikh Daij Bin Salman Bin Daij Al Khalifa during a meeting with Bechtel Group Inc.’s delegation held today at Alba, Tuesday 16 October 2018.
The Bechtel delegation comprised the President and Chief Operating Officer of Bechtel Group Inc.-Jack Futcher, Regional President of Europe and Middle East - Stuart Jones, Bechtel’s Line 6 Director - Denis Garrity and other officials from Bechtel leadership team.
Alba’s Chief Executive Officer Tim Murray, Deputy Chief Executive Officer Ali Al Baqali, Chief Admin Officer Waleed Tamimi, Shawqi Al Hashimi Director Line 6 Smelter Project and Engineering accompanied Alba Chairman during this meeting.
Adding further, Shaikh Daij said:
“We are excited at the progress of the Line 6 Expansion Project, which will transform us into the world’s largest smelter upon completion. To date, Line 6 Smelter progress has advanced by more than 70% while Power Station 5 exceeded 72% and Power Distribution System is over 94%.”
Shaikh Daij was given a guided tour of the Line 6 site to check the progress in different areas.