MDO Portfolio

Mazoon Mining
  • MDO Ownership 100%
  • Development
  • Upstream

Spanning an area of 20 square kilometers, the project is strategically located in the concession area (12A-2) of the Wilayat of Yanqul, Al Dhahirah Governorate. The meticulously planned project, which comprises of five mines with a combined production capacity of 22.9 million tons of copper ores, is anticipated to commence operations in 2025.

Oman Mining
  • MDO Ownership 100%
  • Operation
  • Upstream

100% ownership of Oman Mining Company has been transferred to MDO as part of the Oman Investment Authority’s (OIA) efforts to restructure government assets.

Wafra Mining
  • MDO Ownership 100%
  • Operation
  • Upstream

The initial feasibility study conducted by MDO revealed a recoverable amount of about 15 million tons of high-purity limestone in its concession area in Wadi Al-Jizzi. About one million tons of material will be produced annually, which will serve steel plants as well as other customers in Al Batinah region.

Naqa Salt
  • MDO Ownership 100%
  • DFS
  • Upstream

This project pursues the extraction of salt from seawater in Wilayat of Mahout, about 170 km from Duqm. The key focus is on producing high purity salt for export to regional and international markets, utilization in downstream chemical projects, and for other industrial applications. The strategic plan is to build salt evaporation ponds that can produce about 1.5 million tons of raw salt annually.

Duqm Quarries
  • MDO Ownership 70%
  • Operation
  • Upstream

It is the largest producer of construction aggregates and materials industry in the Duqm region. It aims to supply aggregates and materials to multiple clients in the Special Economic Zone at Duqm (SEZAD) and to other private firms.

Ahjaar Mining
  • MDO Ownership 40%
  • Operation
  • Upstream

It produces gabbro ore through its quarries located in the Wilayat of Liwa, Al Batinah North governorate. The company has a production capacity of 1.2 million tons of gabbro annually.

Sohar Titanium
  • MDO Ownership 35%
  • Development
  • Downstream

MDO inked a collaboration agreement with Stork International for the collaborative development of a titanium dioxide manufacturing facility in Sohar Free Zone, covering an area of more than 120,000 square meters, with MDO owning 35% of the project shares. The project's foundation stone was laid in 2022, and commercial production is slated to commence in Q1 2025.

 

Oman Chromite
  • MDO Ownership 25.4%
  • Operation
  • Upstream

It is a public shareholding business that operates primarily in chromite metal prospecting in the Sultanate. The firm mines two types of chromite ore: refractory ore and metallic ore. A wide range of foreign markets, including Japan, China, India, Germany, Thailand, South Korea, and South Africa, are served by the company. 

Oman Synergies Casting
  • MDO Ownership 14.8%
  • Operation
  • Downstream

A joint venture between Minerals Development Oman and a group of local and international investors. The plant is located in Sohar Industrial Area, and has a production capacity of 2.1 million tons. It is also the Sultanate's first plant to create high-quality aluminum wheels for automobiles. 

Al Wusta Mining
  • MDO Ownership 75%
  • Development
  • Upstream

MDO has found high-quality silica ore reserves in the Wilayat of Mahut that amount to approximately 40 million tons. MDO has established the Al Wusta Mining Company to produce high-quality silica, which will support the local glass industry.

Kunooz Oman Holding
  • MDO Ownership 20%
  • Operation
  • Upstream

Kunooz Oman Holding is a group of companies that operate in the mining, quarrying, transportation, and building materials sectors. Its main focus is on producing materials such as gypsum, gabbro, limestone and marble ores, as well as concrete and building materials. 

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