Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) has announced that the construction of its Spent Pot Lining (SPL)Treatment Plant is progressing as per schedule. The project is advanced by more than 21pc till May-end 2020.
The plant is expected to be operational by Q1 2021. SPL will have the capacity to treat 30,000-35,000mt of SPL annually.
The company announced that its senior officials conducted a site visit in early June this year.
This project will provide a value-creating and sustainable solution to treat SPL with ensuring zero-waste, the release mentioned.
Alba recently set a new production record after exceeding 1.36mn mt mark in the fiscal year 2019. Total aluminium production stood at 1,365,005mt, up by 35pc as against 1,011,101mt in 2018.