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Mineral Development in Saudi Arabia: Challenges and Opportunities. Dr. Zohair A. Nawab Advisor Ministry of Petroleum & Mineral Resources. Tectonically speaking - Saudi Arabia is on the move. Area: 775,000 square miles

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Mineral Development in Saudi Arabia:

Challenges and Opportunities

Dr. Zohair A. Nawab

Advisor

Ministry of Petroleum & Mineral Resources


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Tectonically speaking - Saudi Arabia is on the move

  • Area: 775,000 square miles

  • Between Nubian shield (southwest) and Zagros mountains of Iran (northeast)

  • Ancient rock formations contain rich ore bodies

  • Extensive shallow water sedimentary rocks contain large deposits of industrial minerals


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Sand

Arabian Shield

Cover rocks

Coastal plain

Lava Fields

Saudi Arabia has both igneous and sedimentarymineral deposits

  • Arabian Shield is the focus of gold exploration and mining

  • Surrounding sedimentary formations contain minerals and hold the Kingdom’s oil and gas fields


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Growth in commercial mining built on anestablished foundation


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The Fertilizer & Aluminum Projects are now possible because of the railroad implementation

Al Jalamid (Phosphate)

Az Zabirah (Bauxite)

Ras Az Zawr

(Industrial Complex)

  • Al Jalamid and Az Zabirah will be connected to Ras Az Zawr by railroad

  • New track will be built between Dammam and Ras Az Zawr via Jubail

  • In the future, Riyadh will be connected to the North-South railroad

Riyadh


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Al Jalamid

The Railway

Al Qurrayat

New Line

Ras Az Zawr

Tabuk

Existing

Az Zabirah

Jubail

Future

Hail

Dammam

Buraydah

Yanbu


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Strong commercial rationale underlies twomega-projects


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Market opportunities are emerging. . .


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In addition to mining, significant other opportunities are expected to be developed


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Synergies of shared facilities significantly benefit both projects


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Contact Information

  • Head Office:

    Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma'aden)P. O. Box  68861, Riyadh 11537

    Saudi ArabiaTel:+966-1-472-1222Fax:+966-1-472-1333E-mail: maaden@maaden.com.sa

    Website: www.maaden.com.sa


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