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Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), on course to become the largest aluminium smelter in the world, unveils some of the hot industry topics which will be addressed in the 23rd edition of the Arab International Aluminium Conference (Arabal) 2019 - hosted by Alba under the patronage of HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain from 19 to 21 November 2019 at Gulf Hotel, Bahrain.
Choosing ‘Shaping the Future of Aluminium in the Arab Region’ as the theme of this much-awaited conference, Arabal 2019 will shed the light on a number of pressing topics to include ‘impact of current economic challenges on the aluminium industry’, ‘outlook for the global aluminium industry in light of depressed LME prices’, ‘energy efficiency and its impact on energy costs, ‘environment, sustainability and recycling’ and most importantly ‘Bahrain post Line 6’.
On this occasion, Alba’s Chairman of the Board of Directors, Shaikh Daij bin Salman bin Daij Al Khalifa said:
“It is our honor to have HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain, as the Patron of this much-awaited event especially as it coincides with Alba’s evolution to become the largest smelter in the world upon the full ramp-up of its Line 6 Expansion Project by 31 July 2019. As a major player in the global aluminium field, we aim not only to address the market trends and challenges facing the industry but also provide the platform to offer solutions with some of the elite industry experts.”
Emerging as a global platform for the world aluminium industry leaders, the 2-day Conference is expected to attract more than 400 high level delegates from the whole spectrum of the aluminium industry (upstream, midstream and downstream) and will feature a number of renowned speakers and experts from leading aluminium organizations, including GE, International Aluminium Institute, CRU, Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA), Fastmarkets and LME, Aluminium Stewardship Initiative amongst others.