The North Africa Mining Sector is drastically growing and in turn the economy of the entire region has been significantly improved.
Algeria’s mineral industry is led by the manufacturing of metals and industrial minerals; Hydrocarbons. This country is made up of plenty mineral deposits, and with the country’s major minerals customer being Europe, foreign investors are significantly interested in the country’s base as well as precious metals. Algeria’s mineral commodities include aggregate and crushed stone, barite, cement, dolomite, feldspar, iron ore, phosphate rock, salt, construction sand, and steel.
Mining in Egypt is extensive and includes the following mineral resources- 48 million tons of tantalite, 50 million tons of coal, and a projection amounting to 6.7 million ounces of gold. Egypt’s main minerals concerning volume production is iron ore, phosphates and salt.
Due to the country’s geology being exposed in some of the most isolated regions of the country, access to mining activity is not easy. The existence of numerous high grade metamorphic belts presents potential for gold, iron ore and base metals in Libya. Several tertiary ring complexes are well exposed to the south of the country. Solid mineral production in Libya is largely for the cement.
The mineral industry is Morocco’s largest foreign exchange earning sector and roughly makes up for 35% of foreign trade and around 6% of the GDP of Morocco. Morocco’s minerals industry is dominated by phosphate mining, where it is the world’s third largest producer. Other minerals produced include anthracite, antimony, barite, cobalt, copper, fluorspar, iron ore, lead, manganese, salt, silver, and zinc.
Tunisia’s phosphates, base metals and petroleum industry provide most of its foreign earnings. The minerals industry is a key player to the county’s economy and over the years has significantly contributes to Tunisia’s GDP.
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