Aluminium Smelter

Delivering services to the expanding Gulf Aluminium Smelting market:
  • Potroom Aluminium busbar fabrication & installation including risers and anode beams.
  • Anode stem fabrication and refurbishment.
  • Site installation, live Busbar welding, repair procedures and commissioning assistance of busbar systems.
  • Total Potshell maintenance services including Refectory & Mechanical Refurbishment.
Aluminium Fabrication & Maintenance Services

Majan Aluminium Services L.L.C (MASCO), now a wholly owned subsidiary of STS was incorporated in Oman in the year 2005 as a Joint Venture with Austin Engineering of Australia.

Today, MASCO is delivering services to the expanding Gulf Aluminium Smelting market specifically in the fields of:

  • Fabrication and machining of Aluminum bus bars which includes Cell bus ring, Anode beam and Risers
  • Anode stem fabrication and refurbishment
  • Fabrication and Site installation of DC-DS busbars for Rectifier –Transformer
  • Welding of busabars in live condition under high magnetic field

MASCO is an ISO 9001: 2015 company and has achieved the Intellectual Property Protection IPP accreditation to meet client specific requirements.

MASCO's manufacturing facility is based at STS’s 26,000 sqm. workshop in Sohar and is ideally placed approximately 8 kms. from Sohar port to serve the global aluminium industry.

We have experience in AP35 and DX Technology busbar fabrication including anode stem fabrication and maintenance services with activities carried out in:

  • Sohar Aluminium, Oman
  • Emirates Aluminium, UAE
  • Alba, Bahrain
  • AC / DC Busbar installation and welding for Titanium plant (Chiyoda) TOHO Titanium KSA

STAREF is a Joint Venture Company which was established in 2013 to provide specialist maintenance services to Qatalum in Qatar, for the 2nd generation pot relining service contract which is inclusive of all refractory and mechanical refurbishment of 704 pots in which liquid aluminum is produced. Additional services included pot delining, superstructure and potshell repair, operation and maintenance of the cathode rodding shop, provision of manpower for pot start up,  anode baking furnace maintenance, holding furnace repairs and anode stem repair and refurbishment and basement cleaning. The 3rd generation, Qatalum pot relining service contract, was awarded to STAREF in 2019.

Since commencing operations in the GCC, STAREF expanded into Saudi Arabia having successfully executed a 3-year term potshell maintenance contract for Ma’aden Aluminum and was awarded a 4+1 year framework agreement in 2019 for the mechanical and refractory maintenance of pots in two potlines. STAREF has also provided anode stem refurbishment services to Ma’aden and basement cleaning, removing an average of 1200 T/month.

In addition, STAREF executed a potroom recovery project in the Sultanate of Oman for Sohar Aluminum as well as refractory services for the Sohar mining sector.


Complete Hot to Hot Reduction Services

  • Delining
  • Potshell Repair
  • Superstructure Repair
  • Furnace Rebuild
  • Relining
  • Pot Cut Out & Installation
  • Cathode Sealing
  • Basement Cleaning
  • Maintenance Services
  • Anode Stem / Busbar Fabrication & Installation

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