Saudi mining sector, geological survey program to feature on Mines and Money [email protected] webinar

Saudi mining sector, geological survey program to feature on Mines and Money 5@5 webinar
The Kingdom’s geological survey program is one of the world’s largest, and contracts for its first phase were signed last week with a number of national and international entities for a total exceeding SR500 million ($133.3 million). (Saudi Geological Survey)
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Updated 27 October 2020

Saudi mining sector, geological survey program to feature on Mines and Money [email protected] webinar

Saudi mining sector, geological survey program to feature on Mines and Money 5@5 webinar
  • The webinar will discuss the upgrade of the Kingdom’s mining sector’s digital platform, Ta’adin

LONDON: A webinar focusing on Saudi Arabia’s burgeoning mining sector will be hosted on Thursday, with the participation of the Kingdom’s vice minister for mining, industry and mineral resources.

Khalid Al-Mudaifer will join the Mines and Money [email protected] session titled “Regional Geological Survey Program — The Foundation for a new Saudi Mining Sector.”

During the session, sponsored by the Saudi Geological Survey, the [email protected] team will discuss the Kingdom’s newly launched regional geological survey program and its role in Saudi Arabia’s mining strategy as part of Vision 2030.

The webinar will also discuss the upgrade of the Kingdom’s mining sector’s digital platform, Ta’adin, as well as the effect of the program on Saudi Arabia’s National Geological Database and National Core Library, and the upcoming full activation of Saudi Arabia’s new mining investment law.

The Kingdom’s geological survey program is one of the world’s largest, and contracts for its first phase were signed last week with a number of national and international entities for a total exceeding SR500 million ($133.3 million).


Saudi Arabia reports 6 COVID-19 deaths, 226 new cases

Saudi Arabia reports 6 COVID-19 deaths, 226 new cases
Updated 19 January 2021

Saudi Arabia reports 6 COVID-19 deaths, 226 new cases

Saudi Arabia reports 6 COVID-19 deaths, 226 new cases
  • The Kingdom said 156 patients recovered in past 24 hours
  • The highest number of cases were recorded in Asir with 59

 RIYADH: Saudi Arabia recorded six new COVID-19 related deaths on Tuesday, raising the total number of fatalities to 6,335.
The Ministry of Health confirmed 226 new confirmed cases reported in the Kingdom in the previous 24 hours, meaning 365,325 people have now contracted the disease.
Of the total number of cases, 1,986 remain active and 327 in critical condition.

According to the ministry, the highest number of cases were recorded in Asir with 59, followed by the capital Riyadh with 53, Makkah with 46, the Eastern Province recorded 25 and Madinah confirmed 14 cases.
The ministry also announced that 156 patients had recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries in the Kingdom to 357,004.
The ministry renewed its call on the public to adhere to the measures and abide by instructions.
The coronavirus pandemic has affected over 95.6 million people globally and the death toll has exceeded 2 million.