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Ma’aden achieves ISO 55001 and ISO 31000 certifications at two of its major complexes


Mar 18, 2020

Riyadh – Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma’aden) subsidiary Ma’aden Phosphate Company (MPC) has received the ISO Asset Management System (ISO 55001) and ISO Risk Management System (ISO 31000) certifications for its two major complexes, the Integrated Fertilizer Production Complex in Ras Al Khair Industrial City, also the Mine and Plant in Al Jalamid.

The Asset Management System Certification will aid MPC in managing the lifecycle of assets more efficiently and ensure compliance with international safety and performance standards. The Risk Management System Certification will provide the guidelines and framework to handle different categories of risk in both complexes.

Commenting on the announcement, President of Ma’aden Phosphate Company, Abdullah Alajmi, said “We remain committed to playing a key role in boosting crop output and contributing to stable food supplies around the world as part of Saudi Arabia’s contribution to achieving global food security.”

“Successfully adopting these two management systems means that we will be more efficient in fulfilling that commitment and supporting Ma’aden’s long-term strategy, which is driven by operational excellence and asset optimization,” he continued.

Ma’aden is amongst the top three global phosphate fertilizer producers with a current production of approximately 6 million tonnes per year.