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Saudi Arabia

Sukhaybarat Mine Produces 978 Kgs. of Gold

Saudi Arabia's gold mine at Sukhaybarat in the Qasim Province, some 300 kms.northeast of Madinah and 200 kms. southwest of Buraidah, produced 978 kgs. ofgold in 1991 and realized a profit of SR10mn ($2.67mn). The Sukhaybarat mine,which started up in May 1991, is operated by the Saudi Company for PreciousMetals, a 50/50 joint venture between Saudi Arabia's Petromin and Sweden'sBolinden (MEES, 1 July 1991). In a...