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Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), soon to-be the world’s largest single-site aluminium smelter, held its first Stakeholder Exhibitions Meeting (SEM) for its Line 6 Expansion Project today, 13 May 2018 at the Awal Ballroom, Gulf Hotel, Bahrain.
In line with the requirements of the Performance Standards of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a World Bank affiliated lending organisation, the SEM was held to give all stakeholders an update on the Line 6 Expansion Project as well as a summary of the Environment and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for this Project.
Representatives of the Government and Ministries of Bahrain, Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) and Civil Society Organisations were the key invitees for the SEM.
Alba’s Executive Management Team led by its Chief Executive Officer Tim Murray, Chief Power Officer Amin Sultan, Line 6 Smelter Director Shawqi Al Hashimi presented at the SEM, where they highlighted various aspects related to the Line 6 Expansion Project. Managers and representatives from Alba, Line 6 Expansion Project team and External Independent Auditor - Environment Arabia were also present at the SEM.
Commenting on this occasion, Alba’s CEO Tim Murray said:
“Line 6 Expansion Project has become reality and will keep Alba competitive for the generations to come. We trust that this structured platform will provide us with the opportunity to strengthen our ties with stakeholders as well as develop partnerships with all.
On this occasion, I would like to thank all our stakeholders who have supported Alba on our journey to become the largest smelter in the world”.
Alba will hold an open session for the public of Bahrain on 14 May 2018 at the Awal Ballroom in Gulf Hotel from 9.00 am to 7.00 pm.