1st Anode Production at Alba Line 6

First anode Alba 03Dec18-FIVES

As part of the Alba Potline 6 Project and post 16 months of construction, Fives is pleased to announce that on 03 December 2018, the team produced the first anode at the Alba Potline 6 Green Anode Plant in Bahrain.

This achievement was made possible thanks to the very active participation and support of Alba Line 6 Project Team, Bechtel being the EPCM of Line 6 Expansion Project Smelter, Alba’s Line 6 Start-Up team  and of course Alba Operations Team.

The project represents more than 2 million hours of safe work on site. Throughout the construction, the teams faced many challenges related to working in and around an operating plant.

The production of this first anode is, as always, a significant symbolic milestone for both the customer and the on-site teams, and the first step before a progressive ramp-up in production. Teams are already engaged to reach the contractual milestone of 5,000 good Green Anodes.