6 was commissioned on December 13 last year, ahead of schedule; since then, there has been a gradual ramp-up with the successful start-up of 106 pots on March 26 and 212 pots on April 18.
Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), one of the largest aluminium producers in the world, today (July 21) marked the handover of the remaining pots under the Alba Potline
6 expansion project for its safe start-up in the presence of Alba Chairman of Board of Directors Shaikh Daij Bin Salman Bin Daij Al Khalifa.
Salaried employees had operated one of three potlines
during the lockout, until Alcoa announced an additional curtailment of one half of that potline
on December 19, 2018.
ALUMINIUM BAHRAIN (Alba), on course to become the world's largest smelter with Potline
6, was a sponsor and a key participant in one of the leading events in the world aluminium industry, the 12th Harbor Aluminum Outlook Summit, held last month in Chicago, USA.
(Alba), on course to become the world's largest smelter with Potline
6, was a sponsor and a key participant in one of the leading events in the world aluminium industry, the 12 th Harbor Aluminum Outlook Summit, held from 4 -- 6 June2019 in Chicago, USA.
American contractor Bechtel is the engineering, procurement, and construction management contractor for Line 6, and is tasked with the design and construction of the potline
, as well as the provision of support industrial services, as part of its contract.
Muscat: Sohar Aluminium successfully resumed full operations in record time after an unexpected disruption in its normal operations, which led to the complete shutdown of its Potline
on August 4, 2017.
She was driving a manual car at the potline
when her car stalled.
Production stopped "after a period of pot instability" during ramp-up of the potline
, it said.
The expansion project will require a total of 120 of the specially-designed structures to facilitate the additional 444 reductions pots required to expand production to 1.3 million metric tonnes per year.Once completed in 2014, the potline
at the Al Taweelah site will be the longest in the world at 1.7 km.
Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) has appointed BNP Paribas as a financial advisor and rating advisor to the company in identifying and assessing financing options in connection with the project to expand the company's smelter to include a sixth potline
The Phase II project will see the construction of a new potline
- a row of cells used in the production of aluminium - within the EMAL complex at Al Taweelah, Abu Dhabi.