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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