Sharq Sohar Steel, established in 1995, is a major producesr of new generation high strength reinforcement bars (rebars).
Sharq Sohar Steel comprises of three manufacturing units located at the fastest growing city of Sohar in Sultanate of Oman. The Rolling Mill and Middle East Conversion Industries (MECI) are located at Sohar Industrial Estate (SIE) while Steel Melt Shop is located at the Sohar Port Area (SIPC).The plants were built with technical collaboration from IDC, which is among the biggest industrial enterprises of Turkey and Aegean Region. Sharq Sohar Steel group companies have ISO 9001:2008 quality management process and also produces CARES-UK Certified steel rebars and billets.
Quality StandardsCARES is an independent, not-for-profit certification body, established in 1983 to provide confidence to the users, purchasers and specifiers of constructional steels through a regime of regulation, testing and inspection. CARES certifications are considered to be of foremost recognition for quality in the reinforcement steel manufacturing industry.
Sharq Sohar Steel Rolling Mills and Steel Melt Shop both have quality standards certified by CARES.The manufacturing units are also accredited with ISO 9001:2008 QMS, ISO 14001:2004 EMS, ISO 18001:2007 OHSAS.
CARES certification entitles Sharq Sohar to use CARES marks on its BS 4449 2005 Grade B500B Bar of 8mm to 32mm and BS 4449 1997 Grade 460 Bar of 8mm to 32mm.
Each manufacturing unit also has its own fully equipped testing lab to carryout chemical and tensile analysis of steel at different stages of production to ensure quality. Sohar Steel SMS is equipped with modernized Wet Lab facilities and most modern type Spectrometer through which strict quality control measures are practiced to achieve the specified product quality standards.
Sohar Steel believes in the protection of the environment and conservation of nature and consider it as one of the prime responsibility. Best Available Dust collection technology is adopted to limit the emission within the international standards. Continuous efforts are on to keep the plant green, clean and environmental friendly.