Vale Oman awards contract to ABB
02 Sep 2010
(MENAFN) Swiss Engineering firm ABB said that it has won a three-year contract from Vale Oman, a subsidiary of Brazil’s Vale, Reuters reported.
ABB will provide maintenance services for Vale’s $1.3 billion iron pellet plant in Sohar, the Swiss company said in a statement, without disclosing the value of the deal.
The plant is due to start up by the end of this year, with an annual output of 9 million tons of iron pellets, ABB said.
ABB said it would also manage the commissioning phase of the project, which includes a distribution centre with a handling capacity of 40 million tons.