Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (“Alba”)
Alba was incorporated by Charter in 1968 and officially commenced operations in 1971. It is 69.38% owned by Mumtalakat. Alba today produces more than 850,000 metric tonnes per annum of the highest grade aluminium, with products including standard and T-ingots, extrusion billets, rolling slab, propertzi ingots, and molten aluminium. Alba supplies aluminium to Bahrain’s downstream sector as well as exports to regional and international customers in the Middle East, Europe, Far East, South East Asia, Africa and North America.
The Alba plant comprises five reduction lines, two cast houses, a dedicated carbon plant, a 550,000 mtpa coke calcining plant, a water desalination plant, 11 fume treatment plants, a marine terminal, and a 2,200 MW power plant, consisting of 4 power stations. The plant also features the 10 hectare Shaikha Sabeeka Oasis, with more than 4,000 trees and shrubs, a fruit and vegetable garden and an artificial lake.