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Alba achieves breakthrough record in production
03 : 51 PM - 08/01/2017
Manama, Jan. 8 (BNA): Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), one of the world’s leading aluminium smelters based in the Kingdom of Bahrain, achieved a record metal production of 971,420 metric tonnes per annum (mtpa) in 2016. Alba’s production figures for 2016 is the highest ever recorded, up by 1.1% YoY as compared to 960,643 mt in 2015.
Commenting on Alba’s milestone achievement, Chief Executive Officer, Tim Murray said:
"We are proud to be celebrating yet another record in production despite the tough market conditions. Alba has succeeded once again due to the hard work of its people, effective teamwork and commitment to operational efficiency.
This achievement is significant because it was accomplished on the back of our high Safety performance and without significant additional capital expenditures, only by relying on our culture of continuous improvement.
I congratulate everyone on the record-production and look forward to bigger achievements in 2017 as when united, we do better than necessary to improve our performance and plant reliability".

A ceremony to mark the milestone production was held on 08, January 2017 at Alba Oasis, which was attended by Alba Executive Management, Directors, Managers and employees from various departments.

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BNA 1237 GMT 2017/01/08


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