NORTHERN MINERALS CO. LLC, an Omani limited liability company established in 2007 is engaged in mining and mineral processing activities. It was founded by great visionary and eminent Omani entrepreneur Late Said Mohammed Rajab Al Ojaili.
INDUSTRIAL MINERALS CO. LLC, a subsidiary of NMC established in 2009 is engaged in the manufacture of Calcium Carbonate & allied products.
The management consists of Omani and foreign nationals with proven entrepreneurial abilities and expertise in the mining and mineral processing field and manufacture of limestone products, calcium carbonate and allied products.
ACTIVITY – NORTHERN MINERALS CO. LLC
NMC’s principal activities are mining and mineral processing.
NMC’s Chrome Quarry is situated in Sumail, approximately 100 kilo meter from Muscat. 15,000 to 20,000 tons of materials are extracted annually from this quarry.
NMC is operating Lime Stone and Marble Quarries at Wadi Al Burga (Batinah Region). These quarries have estimated reserves of 50 million tons of high purity white Limestone. The Plants at these Quarries have the capacity to produce 2500 M. tons of limestone products in various grades and sizes per day.
ACTIVITY – INDUSTRIAL MINERALS CO. LLC
IMC is situated in Sohar Industrial Estate. It has an ultra modern Pulverizing Plant with double air classifying system to produce Ground Calcium Carbonate of 70,000 M. Tons per annum to various specifications and particle size distribution. Coated Calcium Carbonate is produced using the latest technology at the new Coating Plant to meet the ever growing demand of this product in PVC and Plastic Industries.
An additional Plant with a capacity to produce 30,000 M. Tons of Calcium Carbonate per annum will be ready to commence production from April 2014.
PRODUCTS ( Lime Stone Products, Calcium Carbonate, Bunker Sand & Chrome Ore )
NMC’s high purity Limestone Products are used for Metallurgical Process, Production of Quick Lime and Hydrated Lime, Glass Manufacturing, Desalination and Water Treatment, Production of ground and precipitated Calcium Carbonate, Animal and Poultry Feeds, Construction Industry, Asphalt Mixes & Industrial Fillers. Marble chips and powder are used in construction industry and to produce ground calcium carbonate.
IMC’s Calcium Carbonate products are used for Paint Industry, Construction Bituminous and Waterproofing Membrane, Fillers & Extenders Plastic & P.V.C & Oil Drilling.
QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
NMC & IMC:
Strictly follow the ISO 9001:2008 requirements for quality management system.
Demonstrate its’ ability to consistently provide product that meets customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements,
Enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of the system, including process for continual improvement of the system and the assurance of conformity to customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.
NMC has a full-fledged Laboratory with experienced team of analysts for carrying out chemical and physical analysis under strict quality management system during mining, processing, packing and dispatch.
A fully equipped Laboratory with Malvern Particle Analyzer, XRF Chemical Analyzer and Laserophot Microprocessor (for testing whiteness and brightness of materials) is maintained to ensure the quality and consistency of material produced and supplied at IMC & NMC.
25 / 40 Kg Paper bags palletized & Shrink wrapped. 1 MT Polypropylene Jumbo Bags .
Bulk in pneumatic Road tankers in Oman and UAE.
Bulk in tipper trucks in Oman and UAE. To Customer Specification.
NMC & IMC maintain a wide range fleet of vehicles viz. Flat bed trailers, Bulk pneumatic tankers, Tipper trailers, Trucks etc. for timely delivery of materials to clients in Oman, UAE and other countries in the Region.
The products are shipped from Sohar Port/Port Sultan Qaboos to various destinations as Containerized, Break Bulk or Bulk Cargo.
Market for the Companies Products
NMC has already established business relationship with over 30 major Companies who are the end users of Limestone Products.
There has been growing demand for Limestone Products in the region and its products are not only supplied across Oman but also exported to the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, other Gulf Countries and India for use in wide ranging applications.
Chrome Ore extracted from NMC’s quarry are mainly exported to China and India for use in the production of Ferro-chrome, alloy and stainless steel.
Calcium Carbonate and coated Calcium Carbonate are in great demand in the Sultanate of Oman as well as in the neighboring Gulf Countries. IMC’s products are currently supplied in substantial quantities to consumers in Oman, U.A.E, Kuwait, Bahrain and Qatar. There is wide scope for expanding the market of its products for various applications in the Region.
Sultanate of Oman is blessed with enormous amount of superior quality mineral resources viz. Limestone, Marble, Dolomite, Gypsum, Silica Quartz, Chrome, Manganese, Copper, Gold, Silver and much more.