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Alba achieves production record in 2012
12 : 09 PM - 07/01/2013
Manama: Jan. 7 – (BNA) Aluminum Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) has capably achieved another landmark by setting the record in production in 2012. Alba’s 2012 production of 890,217 metric tons per annum (mtpa) was a jump of 8,907 metric tons from the 881,310 mtpa produced in 2011.
A ceremony to mark this accomplishment was held at the HRH Princess Sabeeka Oasis on Thursday, January 3, 2013, attended by Alba’s Chief Executive, Tim Murray, Chief Operations Officer, Isa Al Ansari, Acting Chief Finance & Supply Chain Officer, Ali Al-Baqali, Chief Support Functions Officer, Basem Al-Sharqi, Chairman of Alba’s Labor Union, Ali Al-Binali as well as other senior officials.

Commenting on this milestone, the company’s Chief Operations Officer, Isa Al-Ansari said:
“Alba’s achievement was made possible by its dedicated workforce and great teamwork. We are proud to once again have achieved the record in production and look forward to even more in 2013.”

The Chief Executive Officer, Tim Murray added: “2012 was a challenging year for the aluminum industry however Alba’s commitment to operational improvement resulted in achieving the record in metal production without incurring any significant additional capital expenditures.”

Alba’s high-grade aluminum product range includes standard and T-ingots, extrusion billets, rolling slab, "properzi" ingots and molten aluminum. They are produced up to highest purity standards which exceeded 99.9 per cent.

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