More than 140 employees complete their Training Program as per Alba's Master Training Plan

In line with Alba's Master Training Plan, the employees were identified for internal promotions based on their Skills Matrix and Training & Development Programme (TDP) as well as their initiatives at work and potential for growth.

  
Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), reputed as an employer of choice in the Region, announced on Monday 10 February 2020 that more than 140 employees have completed their training program as per Albarsquo;s Master Training Plan.

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), reputed as an employer of choice in the Region, announced on Monday 10 February 2020 that more than 140 employees have completed their training program as per Alba’s Master Training Plan.

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), reputed as an employer of choice in the Region, announced on Monday 10 February 2020 that more than 140 employees have completed their training program as per Alba’s Master Training Plan.

In line with Alba’s Master Training Plan, the employees were identified for internal promotions based on their Skills Matrix and Training & Development Programme (TDP) as well as their initiatives at work and potential for growth.

Congratulating the employees upon completion of their Training Program, Alba’s Acting Chief Executive Officer Ali Al Baqali said:

“Employees, our human assets, are key to Alba’s success. While we continue to grow as the world’s largest aluminium smelter ex-China, we believe that our employees must evolve to fulfil Alba aspirations.   

Our Master Training Plan - in line with the Kingdom’s of Bahrain Economic Vision 2030 - aims to boost Bahrainisation across all levels within the Company.”

The Company launched the Master Training Plan in October 2019 with the aim to create a customised training plan for every job and employee in the Company. Alba - through the Master Training Plan – will further emphasize its position as a leading employer of choice for Bahrainis.

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About Alba

Bahrain was the first country in the Arab region to start an aluminium smelter. Starting-out as a 120,000 metric tonne per annum (mtpa) smelter in 1971, Alba today is a 1-plus million-metric tonnes smelter. Alba’s product portfolio comprises high-grade aluminium and Value-Added Products that include standard and T-ingots, extrusion billets, rolling slabs, properzi ingots and molten aluminium

Alba is listed on both the Bahrain Bourse and London Stock Exchange, and the Company’s shareholders are Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company (69.38%), SABIC Industrial Investment Company (20.62%) and the General Public (10%).

Entering its fifth decade of commercial operations, Alba is rightly regarded as a pioneer in the industrial history of both - the Gulf region and Bahrain - carving an enviable reputation in Safety, Employee Development and sustainable operations. 

About Line 6 Expansion Project

Alba’s Line 6 Expansion Project was inaugurated by His Majesty King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa the King of the Kingdom of Bahrain on 24 November 2019. Line 6 Expansion Project has made Alba the world’s largest smelter ex-China. Potline 6 will boost Alba’s per-annum production by 540,000 metric tonnes, bringing Alba’s total production capacity to 1.54 million metric tonnes per year.

With a CAPEX of approximately US$3 billion, the Line 6 Expansion Project was the largest brownfield expansion in the region. The Project comprised: construction of sixth pot line utilising EGA’s proprietary DX+ Ultra Technology, a 1,792 MW Power Station (Power Station 5) and other industrial services.

Bechtel was the EPCM contractor for the Line 6 Expansion Project smelter. For Power Station 5 (PS5), GE and GAMA Consortium was awarded the EPC contract, while Siemens was the Power Distribution System contractor.

Alba started 106 pots in Line 6 on 26 March 2019 followed by another 106 pots on 18 April 2019. Alba Potline 6 was commissioned on 13 December 2018 with the delivery of the First Hot Metal ahead of its schedule. Alba also announced an achieved savings of more than US$370 million in the execution of Potline 6 – corresponding to 16% savings of its allotted budget.

The Line 6 Expansion Project achieved a total of 60,893,000 working-hours without Lost Time Injury as on 21 November 2019.

One of Bahrain’s flagship asset, the Line 6 Expansion Project will be transformational to Bahrain and its people. Alba will continue to focus on the local and regional downstream cluster and seek opportunities to contribute further to the economic diversification of the Kingdom.

Alba External Grievance Mechanism

Alba, in line with the Performance Standards of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a World Bank affiliated lending organisation, has launched its External Grievance Mechanism to receive and facilitate the resolution of the affected communities’ concerns and grievances about Alba’s Environment and Social (E&S) performance.

External grievances about Alba’s E&S performance can be logged via the Alba Integrity Line - an independently operated confidential reporting hotline in multiple languages - via a toll-free phone system or via the intranet 24 hours a day, every day.

For further details, please contact:
Eline Hilal
Senior Manager, Investor Relations & Corporate Secretary
Investor Relations Department
Tel:         (973) 1783 5100
E-mail:    eline.hilal@alba.com.bh
Website: www.albasmelter.com  

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