Fixed AAQMS in Antimony Roasting Facility in Sohar, Oman

Nakheel Environmental & Industrial Solutions LLC is set to commission a Fixed Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Station in SPMP’s Antimony Roasting Facility in the Port of Sohar Free Zone, Sultanate of Oman.

Aeroqual AQM 65 is a near reference method ambient air quality monitoring station that is a cost-effective alternative to reference analyzers. The instrument is modular and can measure different combinations of gaseous, particulate and environmental parameters simultaneously.

About SPMP Antinomy Roasting Facility in Sohar

The Antimony Roasting Facility in the Port of Sohar Free Zone, Sultanate of Oman Project will have a name plate design capacity of 20,000 tons of antimony and gold per year in combined metal products, representing approximately 12 per cent. of average annual world antimony production over the past five years. The Project is expected to be commissioned in Q1, 2018.

The location of the facility in the Gulf region provides an excellent centralized logistics route, a supply of secure and relatively inexpensive energy, a modern infrastructure, an experienced workforce and strong industrial partners.

The Project has been designed to produce antimony metal (Regulus) (European Standard Grade 1 & 2) for export and a finished ‘high tint’ ATO, with low lead (Pb) for the European flame-retardant markets, as well as for the wider global chemical markets.