Saudi silica surge

By Mike O'Driscoll
Published: Wednesday, 06 June 2012

High purity silica and quartz development is very much on the agenda for Saudi Arabia. IM reports on silica matters seen and heard in Jeddah


Dr Abdullah Attas, SGS


Growth opportunities for silica sand and quartz are attracting increasing attention, and this is nowhere better exemplified than in, of all places, Saudi Arabia.

The sand abundant country has made no secret of its strategy in diversifying into natural resources other than oil and gas, ie. mining....

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