Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) – one of the largest and modern aluminium smelters in the world – is renowned for its premium grade aluminium products, technological strength and innovative policies, strict environmental guidelines and high track record for safety. Established in 1971 as a 120,000 tonnes per annum smelter, Alba today produces more than 981,000 metric tonnes per annum of the highest grade aluminium, with products including standard and T-ingots, extrusion billets, rolling slab, 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%).
Alba’s Line 6 Expansion Project is one of the largest brownfield developments in the region. Expected to begin production by January 1st 2019, this Project will boost the smelter’s per-annum production by 540,000 metric tonnes, bringing its total production capacity to 1.5 million metric tonnes per year.
With a CAPEX of approximately US$ 3 billion, the Line 6 Expansion Project involves the construction of a sixth pot line utilising EGA’s proprietary DX+ Ultra Technology, a 1,792 MW Power Station (Power Station 5) and other industrial services.
Egyptalum is located in the heart of the aluminium valley. It first started production in 1975. The annual production reached 320,000 metric ton which is characterized by the variety of mix product for primary aluminium, flat rolled products and extrusions. The desired philosophy is to increase the productivity, reduce the environmental impact with goals for local growth and international expansion.Visit Website
EGA is owned equally by Mubadala Development Company of Abu Dhabi and Investment Corporation of Dubai. EGA is an Aluminium conglomerate with interests in bauxite/alumina and primary Aluminium smelting; with plans for significant local growth and international expansion. EGA’s core operating assets – Dubai Aluminium (“DUBAL”) and Emirates Aluminium (“EMAL”) – began operating in 1979 and 2009 respectively, collectively giving the business a legacy of 40 years’ experience at EGA’s formation in 2014. Widely acknowledged as the UAE’s industrial flagship, EGA’s history is marked by numerous key milestones and achievements.Visit Website
Ma’aden was formed by Royal Decree in 1997 to facilitate the development of Saudi Arabia’s mineral resources. In 2004, the Cabinet adopted the new Mineral Investment Law in a step helped in the development of the mineral sector and the infrastructure of the railway and the port, which enabled Ma’aden to easily transfer its products to market.
Ma’aden was wholly owned by the Saudi Government before 50% of its shares were floated on the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) in 2008. Ma’aden also has founded Ma’aden’s Aluminium Project, which is a partnership with several affiliates of Ma’aden, such as Ma’aden’s Aluminium, Ma’aden Bauxite and Alumina and Ma’aden Rolling Mill. It is one of the most integrated and effective Aluminum projects in the world. It contains a bauxite mine and a refinery in addition to one of the most advanced rolling mill plants in the world.Visit Website
Qatalum is an equal joint venture between Qatar Petroleum and Hydro Aluminium of Norway produces more than 610,000 tons of high-quality primary aluminium products per annum from twin 1.2 kilometre potlines. Qatalum’s complex facilities include a carbon plant, port and storage facilities, as well as a captive power plant.
Qatalum’s state-of-the-art cast house products are value-added extrusion ingots and foundry alloys that meet the stringent quality standards of its global customer base. Used in a variety of industries including the automotive, construction, engineering and in the manufacturing of consumer goods, by the end of its journey, Qatalum’s aluminium reaches the entire global community.
Qatalum has a dynamic and diversified workforce, representing over 37 nationalities and is perusing industrial diversity for Qatar and its people and actively creating a future of industrial environmental sustainability and economic opportunities.Visit Website
Sohar Aluminium was formed in September 2004 to undertake a landmark Greenfield aluminium smelter project in the Sultanate of Oman and is jointly owned by Oman Oil Company, Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC – TAQA and Rio Tinto. By implementing decades of industry insight in its design, specification and construction Sohar Aluminium has been created to ensure efficiency, environmental protection and the utmost safety of its workforce. The smelter has an annual production capacity of 375,000 tonnes of high quality Aluminium.
Sohar Aluminium’s development mirrors the Sultanate of Oman’s own emergence onto the world stage – driving forward at a formidable pace, but all the while mindful and respectful of its cultural heritage and values. Sohar Aluminium intends to become a benchmark smelter while contributing to the sustainable development of Oman.Visit Website