ASI Welcomes Sohar Aluminium Company as Member
Aluminium Stewardship Initiative announced that Sohar Aluminium Company LLC has joined as a Production and Transformation member, bringing the total number of ASI Members to 189. Sohar Aluminium was formed in September 2004 to undertake a landmark Greenfield aluminium smelter and has an annual capacity of 390,000 tonnes of high-quality aluminium, a 1,000 MW Power Plant and Port facilities in Oman. Jointly owned by OQ Group, TAQA and Rio Tinto, Sohar Aluminium has won global acclaim for its superior, environmentally friendly technology.
Sohar Aluminium’s diverse workforce is 76% Nationalised (Omanis) and it has an internationally recognised training centre. 60% of the annual production is committed to its local downstream industries.
Sohar Aluminium intends to become a benchmark smelter while contributing to the sustainable development of Oman.