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Highlights from 8th Fujairah International Mining Forum and Exhibition

On September 26, 2023, the city of Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates buzzed with energy as mining industry stakeholders gathered for the Eighth Fujairah International Mining Forum. Notably active in their participation were the Arab Mining Company – Fujairah and the Arab Basalt Fiber Company.

Strengthening Cooperation

Held under the esteemed patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, the Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of the Emirate of Fujairah, the event sought to boost cooperation and synergy in the mining sector from September 26 to 28.

Honoring Engineer Mohammed Ahmed bin Abdulaziz Al Shehhi

A significant highlight of the event was the honor bestowed upon Engineer Mohammed Ahmed bin Abdulaziz Al Shehhi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of both companies. Recognized for his exceptional contributions to the mining sector, Al Shehhi voiced his appreciation for the award and emphasized the unwavering commitment of the companies to sustainable development in the sector.

 Amplifying Sustainable and Innovative Strategies

The forum was an avenue for discussing critical issues facing the industry, with Mr. Taha Al Khawalda, the General Manager of the Arab Mining Company in Fujairah, shedding light on the importance of integrating sustainable and environmentally friendly products into mining operations.

Insight into Basalt Fiber Products

Dr. Qais Al-Sultani, CEO of the Arab Basalt Fiber Company, shared insights into the company’s basalt fiber rod products during a dialogue session. He underscored the extensive mineral wealth in the Arab world and the lucrative investment opportunities within the mining sector.

Focusing on Vital Topics and Innovation

The comprehensive forum covered a range of crucial topics including investment strategies, the fundamental role of minerals, and the promotion of innovation and digital transformation within the industry. The emphasis on employing artificial intelligence and process automation stood out as significant for propelling robust and sustainable growth in the sector.

Continued Commitment

In their activities at the forum, both Arab Mining Company – Fujairah and Arab Basalt Fiber Company reiterated their dedicated efforts to bolster success and development in the mining sector, contributing effectively to the growth of the national economy.

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