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Al-Duwaihi Gold Mine is the largest in Saudi Arabia with an average production of 180000 ounces a year hosting more than 500 gold miners.
2017-5-5 · Translated as the Cradle of Gold Mahd Al-Dhahab was the first gold mine in the modern Saudi Arabia. In 2007 Mahd Al-Dhahab mined and processed approximately 183425 tons of ore at a grade of 11.1 grams per ton of gold from underground operations resulting in gold production of approximately 58256 ounces.
The Arabic for “Cradle of Gold” is mahd al-dhahab which gives its name to a small but wealthy city in Al Madinah region in the Hejaz western Saudi Arabia.In the late 1970s and early 1980s the Saudi regime was expanding its national telephone system giving priority to people with influence and the town of Mahd adh Dhahab qualified.. At the time vast areas of Saudi not only didn’t ...