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Saudi Arabian Mining Co. history, profile and corporate video

 Saudi Arabian Mining Co. is engaged in the exploration and development of mineral and metal resources. It is also involved in the processing and trade of minerals and metals. The firm’s products include gold and base metals; phosphate; aluminum; and industrial minerals. It also builds public infrastructure such as railway and port. The company was founded on March 23, 1997 and is headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

“Saudi Arabian Mining History

Ma’aden was formed by Royal decree in 1997 to facilitate the development of Saudi Arabia’s mineral resources and was originally wholly owned by the Saudi Government before 50% of its shares were floated on the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) in 2008.

Initially Ma’aden’s activities focused on expanding its active gold business which now includes five mines and over 11 million ounces of JORC compliant gold resources at operational and exploration sites.

Ma’aden has also developed its activities beyond gold with the development of Ma’aden Phosphate Company, which started production in 2011, its aluminium project which is currently under construction and a number of other projects. Ma’aden’s exploration teams are working to expand available resources in existing business areas as well as to broaden the company’s mineral portfolio.”

*Information from Forbes.com and Maaden.com.sa

**Video published on YouTube by “MaadenKSA