MDO is focused on offering investment opportunities to those who are interested in exploring Oman’s mining sector. By being a value-added partner, it endeavors to cultivate professional, long-term relationships with its partners. The company reiterates that, as an economically vibrant country, Oman has a dynamic pro-business approach. Its robust and diversifying economy is guided by Oman Vision 2040 – a blueprint for sustainable growth and success.
A Copper and Gold project in Wilayat of Yanqul in Ad Dhahirah governorate with an area of about 370 KM2. It is 260 km far from Muscat and 140 km from Suhar. The project consists of five copper and gold mines which occupy 10% of the total area.
|Commodities||Copper & Gold|
|Stage of Development||FEED Stage|
|Targeted Production Date||2026|
12A-(1, 20 KM2) (Mining)
12A-2 (2,147 KM2) (Exploration)
MDO is developing a world-class industrial mineral estate in Al Shuwaymiyah in the Governorate of Dhofar of concession size of about 1,500 KM2. The project will also have a dedicated deep sea port for exports as part of the proposed project. Madayen and PDO are establishing an industrial estate near Shaleem and this will allow for development of downstream projects using key resources from Shaleem including cement, clinker and plasterboard.
|Raw Material||Gypsum, Limestone and Dolomite|
|Limestone Quantity and Grade||~1.9B tons, >98% Purity (CaCo3)|
|Gypsum Quantity and Grade||~960M tons, >94% Purity (CaSo4)|
|Dolomite Quantity and Grade||~1.3B tons, >19% Purity (MgO)|
MDO has explored two locations for high grade Dolomite in its concession areas. These areas are in close proximity from Sur (80-100 km); which has been identified as the optimal location for the proposed downstream project– Magnesium Metal Processing Plant. MDO is looking for partners in developing this Processing Plant.
|Stage of Project||Pre Feasibility|
|Raw Material||Dolomite and Ferro Silicon|
|Key Characteristics of Dolomite:|
MDO is looking to meet the increased demand for solar energy and semi-conductors through extraction of silicon metal from silica. MDO has identified several locations where silica can be extracted. The proposed silicon metal processing plant would be located in Sur (80-100 km from the proposed mine), and will have access to ready infrastructure, energy and logistics.
|Project Stage||Concept Study|
|End Product||Silicon Metal|
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