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Engaged in Operation of Quarries, Mining of Gypsum and Anhydrite.

Date of Establishment : 2012

Project Profile:

The Company has been allocated Gypsum Mines over an area of almost 2 sq. km at Ruwaiya, Wilayat of Thumrait, Salalah, Governorate of Dhofar, Sultanate of Oman.The project will extract Gypsum for selling in domestic and export markets with an annual capacity gradually reaching to 1 Million tons. Gypsum from Oman is pure in quality, and finds extensive application in Cement Industry.

Project Partner:

UltraTech Cement Middle East Investments Limited (UCMEIL), is a Company duly incorporated in UAE under Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority, Government of Dubai. UCMEIL is wholly owned by UltraTech Cement Limited, the flagship Cement Company of the US$ 42 billion Aditya Birla Group of India. Having diversified business interests in India and overseas in sectors like Aluminum, Cement, Telecommunication, Fibers and Textiles, Carbon Black, Chemicals, Insurance, Financial Services, etc., where 50% of the revenues stem from overseas operations spread across 35 countries in 6 continents, the Aditya Birla Group is placed in the league of Fortune 500.

UCMEIL holds majority stake in the Gypsum Mining Co., christened as Awam Minerals LLC (the Company).

UCMEIL has partnered with Awam LLC, which is the flagship company of the Awam Group led by His Excellency, Mr. Abdulla bin Hamad bin Saif Al Busaidy. HE Al Busaidy has held several important positions in the Government of Sultanate of Oman prior to retirement in 2011.

Commencement of Operation & Sales:

With latest 2-stage Crusher from Larsen & Toubro Ltd., India, the Company commenced its mining operations from May 2015. The Company made its first shipment to India in June 2015.

The key managerial personnel of the Company includes:

i. Mr. Anand Kumar Surana, a Chartered Accountant by profession, possessing over 21 years of experience in industry, projects, finance and commerce. Mr. Surana is the Project Lead.

ii. Mr. Debi Prasad Mukhopadhyay, a Gold Medalist in Geology and Mining, possessing over 20 years of experience in Mining of Gypsum, Limestone, Coal, etc., and downstream related activities like drilling, blasting, crushing, haulage, etc. He is responsible for selective mining to ensure consistent product quality to all customers.

iii. Mr. Chetan Prakash Goyal, a Commerce Graduate, with over 19 years of experience is currently pursuing his MBA. He is responsible for the gamut of commercial activities including haulage of Gypsum from site to port, loading, logistics, finance, accounting and other commercial functions. iv. Mr. Imad Al Murazza, an Arts Graduate from Pune, India, is responsible for Human Resources, Administration, Liaisoning with Government authorities and other ancillary activities.

The key managerial personnel are ably assisted by a young team of dedicated professionals in the field of Mining and Engineering, who stand committed to deliver value for money to the Company’s customers.

Contact Details:

PO Box : 2035
Office Location: Awam Building (Penthouse Floor) Building No: 2111 Way No: 5226 Ghala, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
Email: anand.s@adityabirla.com