Al Wash-hi Majaza Copper-Gold Project
|Alara's Interest in JV
||Design and Construction
|Total pre-production Capex
||US$60 million (including EPC, Project Management, STP & pipeline, power, road, and contingency)
||Open pit, 10.3 years
|Average annual concentrate production
||35,000 wet metric tonnes
|Total tonnes copper metal production
|Total gold ounces
|Unit operating costs
||$31.2/tonne of processed material
Alara (51%), Al Hadeetha (30%), Al Tasnim (19%) shareholders in Al Hadeetha Resources LLC.
The Al Hadeetha Wash-hi Majaza Copper-Gold Project is located approximately 160km south-west of the capital city Muscat, in the Sultanate of Oman.
The Project is being operated by Al Hadeetha Resources LLC (AHRL) which is a joint venture between Alara Oman Operations Pty Ltd (wholly owned subsidiary of Alara Resources Ltd), Al Hadeetha Investments LLC, and Al Tasnim Infrastructure LLC. The initial joint venture was formed in 2011 for the purpose of exploring and developing the mineral zones within the Wash-hi Majaza, Al Ajal and Mullaq license areas. Al Tasnim joined the JV in 2019.
The AHR Project includes three (3) exploration licenses (i.e. Wash-hi Majaza, Mullaq and Al Ajal) and one (1) Mining Licence over Wash-hi Majaza copper deposit. The project entails development of the Wash-hi Majaza copper gold deposit by means of a single open pit mine and 1 MTPA processing facility to produce copper concentrates for export to overseas and/or domestic smelters.