Our Partnership Goals
Ma'aden enters into partnerships with world-class organizations to enhance operational, technical and marketing expertise in all phases of development of the company’s business.
Ma’aden Global Partners
Ma’aden (74.9%) and Alcoa (25.1%) are Joint Venture Partners in a USD 10.8 billion (SAR 41 billion) investment in the world’s first Fully Integrated High Efficiency Aluminium Production Complex located in Ras Al Khair Industrial City in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. The Complex include a Bauxite Mine, a Refinery, a Smelter, and a Casthouse.
Since the dawn of the aluminum industry and for over 130 years, the name Alcoa has been synonymous with operational excellence and leadership in the production of Bauxite, Alumina and Aluminum products. Alcoa invented the aluminum industry in 1888 and continues to innovate with new technologies and processes.
In today's aluminum market, where the lean operation is critical, Alcoa’s comprehensive portfolio of assets and operating experience make it a leader. Alcoa is a values-based company that holds itself to the highest standards of excellence–operational, environmental, and ethical. Alcoa constantly looks for ways to be more productive, efficient, innovative and sustainable in order to deliver the best products and outcomes to its customers and shareholders.
The Mosaic Company
Ma’aden (60%), Mosaic (25%) and SABIC (15%) are Joint Venture Partners in a USD 8 billion (SAR 31 billion) investment in the Ma’aden Wa’ad Al Shamal Fertilizer Production Complex located in Wa’ad Al Shamal Minerals Industrial City, in the Northern Province of Saudi Arabia. This Complex extract phosphate from the north of Saudi Arabia to develop it into fertilizer products for global agriculture customers.
The Mosaic Company is the world's leading producer and marketer of concentrated phosphate and potash. It employs 9,000 people in six countries and participates in every aspect of crop nutrition development. Mosaic products are processed into crop nutrients and then shipped via rail, barge, and ocean-going vessels to customers in the major agricultural centers of the world. The work of mining and processing potash and phosphate minerals is an energy- and water-intensive endeavor.
The Mosaic Company works to maximize efficiencies and minimize the use of energy and natural resources and has made significant progress in reducing its environmental footprint. Mosaic is an important driver of economic activity in each of its operating communities and strives to be a thoughtful and engaged neighbor, using its financial resources, expertise and innovative spirit to demonstrate its commitment to good corporate citizenship.
Barrick Gold Corporation
Ma’aden (50%) and Barrick (50%) are Joint Venture Partners in the Jabal Sayid underground Copper Mine and Plant in Saudi Arabia.
Barrick aims to be the leading mining company focused on gold, growing cash flow per share by developing and operating high-quality assets through disciplined allocation of human and financial capital and operational excellence. Barrick is committed to a culture of partnership and the values underpinning such a culture: trust, transparency and shared responsibility and accountability. Barrick has mining operations in Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, Dominican Republic, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Saudi Arabia, United States and Zambia. More than 75 percent of the company’s gold production comes from the Americas region.
Ma’aden (70%) and SABIC (30%) are Joint Venture Partners in a USD 5.6 billion (SAR 21 billion) in the Ma'aden’s Integrated Fertilizer Production Complex located in Ras Al Khair Industrial City in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. Ma’aden (60%), Mosaic (25%) and SABIC (15%) are Joint Venture Partners in a USD 8 billion (SAR 31 billion) investment in the Ma’aden Wa’ad Al Shamal Fertilizer Production Complex located in Wa’ad Al Shamal Minerals Industrial City, in the Northern Province of Saudi Arabia. Both Joint Ventures extract phosphate from the north of Saudi Arabia to develop it into fertilizer products for global agriculture customers.
SABIC is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of chemicals, plastics, and metals. A publicly traded company based in Riyadh, 70% of its shares are owned by Saudi Aramco, with the remaining 30% held by private investors. SABIC began in 1976 by Royal decree and today has operations in over 40 countries with a global workforce of over 40,000. The company is composed of six business units: Chemicals, Polymers, Performance Chemicals, Fertilizers, Metals, and Innovative Plastics.
Sahara Petrochemicals Company
Ma’aden (50%) and Sahara (50%) are Joint Venture Partners in a USD 750 Million (SAR 2.8 billion) in the Caustic Soda & Ethylene DiChloride Production Complex located in Jubail Industrial City in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia.
Sahara Petrochemicals Company’s is a subsidiary of the Sahara International Petrochemical Company, which is one of the world’s leading petrochemical companies, with over 35 years of combined operating history, market presence in more than 40 countries and total assets of USD 5.6 billion (SAR 21 billion). Sahara Petrochemicals Company’s mission is to provide quality petrochemical and chemical products and attract customers by investing and developing safe, environment-friendly, reliable facilities to meet customer needs and shareholder expectations.