El Wataneya for Mining and Quarries is an Egyptian joint stock
Mining company. The company was formed by the interests
representing Mr. Mohammed El Sayyad, who were formerly involved in
the steel trade as well as certain minerals but who now concentrate
on phosphate rock production.
El Wataneya for Mining and Quarries works in the field of research,
extraction, preparation and upgrading of minerals in predominantly
phosphate-rock in the Nile Valley- Red Sea- The Eastern &
Western desert. Owning 16 phoshphate mines in the Nile Valley with
an approximate total area of 300km2. El Wataneya had recently
acquired seven former government owned mines in East El Sebaiya,
one of which; El Kelh has been operating for about 12 month. While
a second Nagae is just at the beginning operations, the two mines
each have a capacity of 50,000t/m.
El Wataneya for Mining and Quarries has extraction licenses for a
further two of its mines, Omdondoba and Gabl Hegazy which it hopes
to bring into production in the coming months. The two mines will
each have about 50,000t/m production capacity. The company has
exploration license only at present for the other three mines: El
Khawa, El Owaineya, and El Sharawna. The seven mines have estimated
total reserves of some 50 million tones of phosphate, according to
our research and development sources.
El Wataneya for Mining and Quarries has a set of machinery for
cracking, grinding and the sorting of phosphate, adding on a
central giant crusher for re-crushing and grinding the raw
materials in raising its quality's degree. The production capacity
is estimated to be about 800 tons/hour. With laboratories that
include very high technology for performing chemical analysis and
the study of mineral raw materials in order to determine the
grading of the crude. El Wataneya for Mining and Quarries exports
the high grading of phosphate to the clients across the globe from
East Asia and European countries as well as South America.
With ongoing planning and execution of establishing a 500,000m2
project to produce phosphate fertilizers in East El Sebayia Aswan.