Minister of Energy announces huge projects in gold and silica | Culture & Society

Ammon News – Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Dr. Saleh Al-Kharabsheh, during a meeting with the vice-president of the engineers union, Fawzi Massad, and a member of the council of the union, the head of the Division of Mining, Geological and Petroleum Engineering, Eng . Louay Al-Ramahi, and the delegation accompanying him, Al-Kharabsheh revealed the existence of huge investment exploration projects in phosphate, gold, silica sand and basalt materials in different regions of Jordan, he added that these various projects will help create job opportunities for engineers in various fields.

He affirmed the willingness of the ministry to cooperate fully with the engineers’ union and benefit from the engineering skills that the union possesses, and to cooperate with the engineers’ union to increase the number of trainees at the ministry’s headquarters and its affiliated companies, pointing out that the Arab Mining Company, in cooperation with the Ministry of Energy and local and Arab companies, is setting up a huge training center with highly qualified laboratories to help engineers gain valuable experience.

For his part, the deputy captain of the engineers’ union, Fawzi Massaad, confirmed that the union will prepare an in-depth study on partnering with the Ministry of Energy to invest in the proposed projects, which helps to enable engineers to find job opportunities, particularly in the mining sector. He also pointed out that the union, through the Center for Engineering Studies and Research, will prepare an economic study and development plan for Jordanian raw materials using its various expertise, noting that engaging in the projects proposed by the department is in the national interest and the interest of the union to diversify its investments.

Member of the Union Council and Head of the Mining and Mining Engineering Division, Eng. Louay Al-Ramahi, drew attention to the need for the ministry to cooperate in the field of training engineers in specialized mining projects and qualifying them to enter the labor market, in addition the ministry’s participation in the various activities organized by the division. through the union.

Al-Ramahi called for the need for the presence of mining engineers in various projects, as they are specialists in their field, which contributes to the quality of work and increase in its efficiency.

The two parties discussed the issue of the involvement of the Union of Engineers and the Division of Mines and Mining Engineering in the ministry’s mining private sector partnership committee and other relevant specialized committees, in addition to increase the number of engineers on the training program. signed with the Ministry, where a subsequent meeting will take place to agree on these matters.

Translation: Malek Kloub, Ahmad Abu Snobar

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