Global mining engineering company Metso Outotec has secured a major order from Mauritius-based Vulcan Group for the supply of engineering and key equipment for a major iron ore pellet plant, Jindal Shadeed Iron & Steel, at the industrial port of Sohar in Oman.

A subsidiary of Templar Investment Limited, Vulcan Steel is a major stake holder in Jindal Steel & Power Limited (JSPL), a leading Indian steel and energy company, with a 49 per cent share in the Oman-based Jindal Shadeed Iron and Steel.

As per the €33 million ($34.6 million) deal, Metso Outotec will deliver engineering and key equipment for Grate Kiln pellet plant to Vulcan Pelletizing.  Its scope consists of the supply of core pelletising plant equipment, including the travelling grate, rotary kiln, and annular cooler.