Context and challenges
This client is a major mining company, the largest multi-commodity mining and metals company in the Middle East. It has been established by Royal Decree with a mandate to develop Saudi Arabia’s minerals sector as the third pillar of Saudi industry, beyond Oil & Gas and petrochemicals.
This company focuses its activity on the production of gold, phosphate, aluminium, copper and industrial minerals.
In order to expand its growing activity and production, this client, required to built a water transportation network from the NWC plant (National Water Company) in Taif to the client’s mine sites across Saudi Arabia. The project included 500 Kilometers of water pipeline from Taif to four different locations across central and southern regions of Saudi Arabia, two pumping stations, pumping 10,000 m3/day of treated water to process gold ore, five storage facilities of 40,000 m3 capacity, etc.
This client has appointed Assystem to provide the Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) and construction supervision as part of Project Management Consulting services.