CEO Message

CEO Message

Dear Stakeholders / Customers,
Having had the honor and privilege of serving our stakeholders at Astra Industrial Group (AIG) and their Subsidiaries for three decades in the sectors of Pharmaceuticals, Specialty Chemicals, Power and Steel and Mining, I am pleased to welcome you this time as the CEO of Astra Mining Co. Ltd.

Astra Mining was founded in 2011 as a limited liability company by AIG and Tharawat Mining Company; owning (60%) and (40%) respectively and was established as the Mining arm of AIG for the exploration of ores and minerals in Saudi Arabia and establishing factories to process them to serve the market requirements both in the local market and the MENA region; which in turn enables the development of downstream industries in the country.

We strongly believe that our customers and partners’ support coupled with progressive thinking, creative approach, adoptable strategy and a clear vision, mission and core values are what make us stand out to achieve sustainable success, growth and winning customers’ appreciation which is the biggest of awards to Astra Mining.

And despite these challenging and exciting times Astra Mining is going through, I am proud of the work we do and give you my personal commitment that we will deliver what we promise in a comprehensive and sustainable model and hope that our new Plant in Al Kharj Industrial Zone with an expected production capacity of 125,000 tons of Quick Lime and 99,000 tons of Hydrated Lime and 600,000 tons of other lime of the ?rst production line will create the opportunity for our valued customers to meet their goals via using our products of limestone, quicklime and hydrated lime with highest calcium carbon contents and all sizes.

And, God willing, after the successful operation of our project ?rst, we will provide you more services, including but not limited to; the expansion of our production capacity and the addition of producing of treated and non-treated powdered calcium carbonate in various smoothness grades, in addition to the production of Precipitated Calcium Carbonate (PCC), which have very advanced applications and the production of Talc Powder and more. Our clear philosophy “Clients at the heart of our practices” and our motto “Limestone is our Milestone” will guide us to your heart!

Thank you for taking the time to read our documents and I willingly welcome any of your constructive feedback or comments.

Ali Al Jabrah

CEO