He's an accomplished leader, with 20 years of experience in the Mining Industry having held several strategic positions in mining operations and most recently as the CEO of Demir Export A.Ş. in Turkey.
The project is located in the South-West of Saudi Arabia at an elevation of 1620m, and approximately 640km South-East to Jeddah. It lays about 414km away from Jazan Port on the Red Sea, connected to Najran by a newly paved road and 835km away from Jeddah.
We completed the testing and commissioning of our mining facility , which is fully operational as of quarter 3 of 2012. The facility was officially inaugurated by His Royal Highness Prince Mishaal bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Prince of Najran on 2 October 2012. During 2011, the activities of the company were mostly focused on the completion of the construction and the start of the commissioning phase of ore treatment plant, which effectively started on 28 November. The treatment process is carried out in accordance with the engineering designs and through the established stages which include crushing, grinding, floatation, and dewatering. The Port of Jazan on the Red Sea is the export route and is situated 450 km from the mine.
The total Measured and Indicated Resource at Al Masane Deposit is 9.4 million tonnes of massive sulphide ore grading at 4.23% Zn; 1.21% Cu, 0.97g Au/t and 31 g Ag/t. Total Inferred Resource is 0.6mt, grading at 7.42% Zn, 1.00% Cu, 1.18 g Au/t and 13g Ag/t.
Al-Masane is the first mine in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to export copper and zinc concentrates to overseas smelters. The mine's reserves are estimated at 4.9 million tons of zinc and copper bearing ore, according to JORC compliant resource and reserve reports.
In addition to the main reserve of copper and zinc, the processed ore contains 0.97g of gold and 31g of silver per ton.
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We are expanding our process plant by adding more recycling technology! The new SART process significantly reduces reagent consumption and increases recovery of Copper. Construction of the SART plant was completed at the end of April 2017 and the circuit began running on May 10, 2017.Read More
Board meeting took place on March 5th, 2017 in Dubai. During the Board meeting, technical and financial performance of AMAK was presented by the CEO. The operational ramp up period and upcoming exploration and development projects were also discussed during the meeting.Read More
AMAK has recommenced underground production in January 2017 after a shutdown period of more than one year. Since the first blast just more than two months ago, the underground production has gradually and consistently increased and reached to a rate of more than 2000 tonnes per day.Read More
" We completed the testing and commissioning of our mining facility , which is fully operational as of quarter 3 of 2012. The facility was officially inaugurated
by His Royal Highness Prince Mishaal bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Prince of Najran on 2 October 2012 "