Who we are


STAREF is a Joint Venture Company established by STS Oman and Aluref from Richards Bay - South Africa. The partnership was incorporated in late 2013 to provide specialist potshell maintenance services to the Qatalum Aluminium Smelter in Qatar over a 6 year term, (2014 – 2019) which is inclusive of all refractory and mechanical refurbishment of 704 pots. Additional services provided to Qatalum include various furnace refractory rebuilds and anode stem repair and refurbishment.

Since commencing operations in the gulf region, STAREF has expanded into Saudi Arabia currently executing a 3 year term potshell maintenance contract for Ma’aden Aluminium and has successfully executed projects in Oman for Sohar Aluminium and refractory services for the Sohar mining sector.

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