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Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), the Bahrain-based international aluminium smelter, is progressing at full speed with the construction of its landmark Line 6 Expansion Project [Line 6 Smelter and Power Expansion Project], according to a statement issued by the Chairman of Alba’s Board of Directors, Shaikh Daij Bin Salman Bin Daij Al Khalifa.
The statement was made at the second quarterly meeting for this year, held on Wednesday, 9 May 2018 at Alba.
Adding further, Shaikh Daij stated:
“We are very pleased with the overall progress of Line 6 Expansion Project; to date, Line 6 Smelter exceeded 54% while Power Station 5 advanced 59% and Power Distribution System 87%.
With the construction brimming on site in 2018, we remain committed to deliver the Project in a timely and safe manner.”
During the meeting, the Board approved the minutes of the previous meeting, which was held on 8 February 2018. In addition, the Board reviewed reports of the Executive Committee, Board Audit Committee and the Nomination and Remuneration Committee. Further updates were given on Alba’s Safety and Financial performance, Line 6 Expansion Project overall progress, Project Titan – Phase III along with overall Industry Market trends.
In addition to the Chairman of the Board, Shaikh Daij Bin Salman Bin Daij Al Khalifa, the Alba Board of Directors comprises six directors appointed by Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company – Mr. Yousif Abdulla Taqi, Mr. Osama Mohammed Al Arrayedh, Mr. Yaser E. Humaidan, Dr. Mohamed Kameshki and Mrs. Suha Karzoon. The two directors appointed by Sabic Industrial Investments Co (SIIC) are Mr. Ahmed Mohammad A. Al Jabr and Mr. Ali Al Shamrani and two independent directors, Mr. Uwaidh Al Harethi and Mr. Mutlaq Al-Morished.