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Vale Oman Pelletizing Plant – Vale Oman

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Location Sohar, Oman
Year of realization 2011 – 2013
Project value USD 1.25 Billion


In March of 2009, Vale started building the Sohar industrial complex, which included a pelletizing plant, with a yearly capacity of 9 million metric tons, and a distribution center able to move 40 million metric tons per year. The total investment in this project came to USD 1.25 Billion. The complex was inaugurated in March 2012. 

Starting June 2011, PROGESYS provided engineering and construction management services to Vale in Oman. The mandates included a large variety of expansion and sustaining projects aimed at improving the plant production performance.  


  • Provided plant engineering services while working with the client’s maintenance and operation teams 
  • Provided expertise to identify existing engineering problems and propose and manage solutions 
  • Provided full EPC projects including design, construction, and commissioning of facilities installed 
  • Supervised and managed the contractor work including contract administration 
  • Provided all the related procurement and logistics services. 
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