Awtad Projects and Development has access to fifteen thousand tons of chrome per month, and expanding, from mine fields within Oman. Chromite is being shipped to eastern destinations such as India, China and Korea. Awtad has established its own mines in the area of Al Dakhlia in November 2008. The company also established a crusher site in December 2008.

In addition, Awtad is also currently looking at international mining opportunities and currently applying for mining concession in East Africa. We are now negotiating with Tanzania Government for sixteen thousand square meter concession area and Sudan Government for twelve thousand square meter concession area.

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Awtad Projects and Development has a concession area located in Duqm, Sultanate of Oman. The concession area is approximately one million square meters. The company is planning for limestone quarrying and exporting, the first shipment is expected in January 2019.


Minerals played an important role in Oman’s ancient economy. Copper was mined from several sites about 5000 years ago. During the Iron Age in 1000 B.C., copper was extracted from a mine at Lasail in the Wadi Jizzi near to Sohar. Today, after continuous exploration activity significant reserves of copper were discovered along the Batinah coast in 1997. Awtad owns an exploration concession for copper, Awtad Copper LLC) along the same coat, namely A’Rustaq of about five hundred square kilometer (500 sq km).

Alara Resources Limited announced that it has expanded its copper portfolio in Oman by acquiring an interest in the Awtad copper-gold Project located adjacent to the Daris copper-gold project.

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Awtad Projects and Development

P O BOX 979 PC 100,
Muscat, Oman

Tel: +968 24563104
Fax: +968 24563106