June 6, 2016 Gulf Aluminium Rolling Mill Company (GARMCO), the Bahrain-based international aluminium rolling mill and one of the largest downstream aluminium facilities in the Middle East, held a groundbreaking for a US$3 million Natural Gas Lines and Receiving Facilities Project on Sunday 5th June 2016. The new facility will provide natural gas for the recently-announced US$55 million remelt plant and upgrade the current natural gas facilities of GARMCO. “Our efforts during the next two years will be focused on the turnaround of GARMCO and drive profitability through several methods. This project goes in line with our mandate to further strengthen our position as it become a regional leader in aluminium recycling and build our capability to reach across global markets,” said Mohammed Essa, GARMCO’s Operations General Manager. “The remelt facility, which will be operational by November 2017, will significantly reduce the metal costs and help GARMCO reach a wider market coupled with the new Natural Gas Lines and Receiving Facility announced today which will significantly improve the capabilities of the company,” said Mr. Essa. The groundbreaking ceremony was attended by the Senior Management of GARMCO headed by the Operations General Manager Mr. Mohammed Essa, along with representatives from the main contractors handling the projects, Tebodin and MCSC Management.