VOL. XLIII

No. 28

10-July-2000

OMAN

Oman And Japan To Cooperate In Minerals Feasibility Study

Omans Ministry of Commerce and Industry on 30 June signed an agreement with the Metal Mining Agency of Japan (MMAJ) to conduct a joint two-year study on the feasibility of mining gold and copper deposits discovered in the Yanqul-Ghuzain area of northern Oman. The study will focus on eight deposit areas with estimated reserves of 30mn tons of 1.5% grade copper ore and promising quantities of associated...