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Alba’s Line 6 Expansion Project is a turning point for the Kingdom of Bahrain and the aluminium industry in the Region. We now look forward to the next phase of the Line 6 Expansion Project, which will make us the world’s largest single-site aluminium smelter, according to a statement issued by the Chairman of Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. Alba’s Board of Directors, Shaikh Daij Bin Salman Bin Daij Al Khalifa.
This statement was made during the third quarterly Board of Directors meeting for this year, held on Wednesday, 26 September 2018 at Alba.
Adding further, Shaikh Daij stated:
“We are pleased to have safely progressed our roadmap for future growth as we aim to pour Line 6 First Hot Metal by January 01, 2019.”
During the meeting, the Board approved the Minutes of the previous meeting, which was held on 09 May 2018. In addition, the Board reviewed reports of the Executive Committee, Board Audit Committee and the Nomination and Remuneration Committee. Updates were also given on Safety, Financial Performance to-date, Line 6 Expansion Project overall progress, Project Titan – Phase III as well as insights on the overall market conditions: London Metal Exchange (LME) and Alumina prices.
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 elected directors, Mr. Uwaidh Al Harethi and Mr. Mutlaq Al-Morished.