Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), one of the largest and modern aluminium smelters in the world, said it has successfully completed the hiring process for its Line 6 Expansion Project.
In line with the lingdom’s 2030 Economic Vision, the Line 6 Expansion Project has created around 500 permanent direct jobs in Alba and will boost the downstream cluster by creating indirectly a few thousand job opportunities, said a statement from the company.
One of the biggest brownfield expansions in the region, the Line 6 Expansion Project brings Alba’s total production capacity to 1.5 million tonnes per year making it the world’s largest single-site aluminium smelter.
Alba said the new recruits have started to join the company with the last batch expected in June.
"We are pleased to have successfully completed the hiring process for Line 6 Expansion Project, which will accelerate the various works associated with the pouring of the First Hot Metal on January 1, 2019," remarked Alba’s Deputy CEO Ali Al Baqali.
"Through this landmark project, we have had the opportunity to further our commitment by bringing jobs to the people of Bahrain. As we progress with the construction of the project, we are proactively training the new hires to get ready to carry-out respective responsibilities in Line 6 smelter and PS 5 facilities," he stated.
"By training our human capital, we are confident of turning challenges into opportunities and are strongly positioned to transform Line 6 Expansion Project from a blueprint into a bursting operation," he added.-TradeArabia News Service