Founded in 2004 as the Sultanate of Oman’s first Greenfield aluminium smelter, Sohar Aluminium Company LLC is a landmark industrial development project and key contributor to Oman’s sustainable development ambitions and long-term prosperity. It has an annual capacity of more than 395,000 tonnes of high-quality aluminium, a 1,000 MW Power Plant and Port facilities in Oman.
Jointly owned by OQ SAOC, TAQA and Rio Tinto Alcan, Sohar Aluminium has won global acclaim for its superior, environmentally friendly technology.
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. Sohar Aluminium has a diverse workforce which is 77% Omanised and has its own internationally recognised training centre. 60% of the annual production is committed to its local downstream industries.
Throughout its history Sohar Aluminium has been recognised by various awards in several fields ranging from production quality to Corporate Social Responsibility to Nationalisation of its workforce. It was most recently bestowed with His Majesty the Sultan’s Award for Industrial Excellence achieving the highest score across all criteria and measures. This is the third time that Sohar Aluminium has won this prestigious award.
Sohar Aluminium continues to be the only Greenfield Aluminium smelter in the Sultanate of Oman and intends to become a benchmark smelter while contributing to the sustainable development of Oman.
For more details, visit the Company’s official website: http://www.sohar-aluminium.com/