The EPCM contract for the design and execution of the 400,000t/a Moyeath Cu-Zn project located in Saudi Arabia, has been awarded to SENET, a wholly owned subsidiary of DRA Global Limited (DRA), by Al Masane Al Kobra Mining Co. (AMAK).
About the project
Moyeath is a third major orebody (together with Saadah and Al Houra) discovered in the immediate vicinity to AMAK underground mines. The ore is a high-grade Cu-Zn ore (typical VMS type orebody) with relatively lower content of copper and substantial gold and silver content. Preliminary test works showed that it is possible to produce saleable copper and zinc concentrates and most of the gold and silver report to flotation concentrates. The mineralogy of the Moyeath orebody is complex and requires a similarly complex approach to produce copper and zinc concentrates at favourable recoveries and saleable concentrate grades.