Latest News for: Saudi mining


Saudi project clears 1,665 more mines in Yemen

Arab News 13 Apr 2021
The Saudi Project for Landmine Clearance (Masam) dismantled 1,665 mines in Yemen during the first week of April ... It is implemented by Saudi cadres and international experts to remove mines planted by Iran-backed Houthi ...

Saudi firm to further increase investment in Chinese mainland

China Daily 13 Apr 2021
According to Haq, the synergy between the Belt and Road Initiative and Saudi Vision 2030 will help the Saudi company to tap opportunities in sectors like financial services, consumer-oriented manufacturing, healthcare, education, gaming, metals and mining, hospitality and tourism as well as logistics.

Iran and Israel's shadow war takes a dangerous turn

BBC News 13 Apr 2021
This is not an isolated incident ... In April the Saviz, an Iranian vessel anchored in the southern Red Sea, suffered damage to its hull believed to have been caused by limpet mines. Israel and the Saudi-led Coalition in nearby Yemen believe the Saviz has been serving as a logistic "mothership" for Iran's Houthi allies in Yemen ... in Iran ... .

Gary Griggs, Our Ocean Backyard | Suez block disrupts flow of commerce

Santa Cruz Sentinel 10 Apr 2021
There had been some military conflict in the region prior to our arrival and mines had been placed in the Red Sea ... On a map, the Red Sea, which separates Saudi Arabia from Egypt, Sudan and Eritrea, looks rather narrow, so I thought because it was a small enough body of water that they had probably found all the mines.

Yemeni official thanks Saudi Arabia for clearing Houthi mines

Arab News 08 Apr 2021
The director of Yemen’s National Mine Action Program on Thursday thanked Saudi Arabia for clearing mines set by the Houthi militia in Yemen ... A total of 230,592 mines have been extracted since the King ...

Saudi- Yemeni Official: 8,000 civilians killed in Yemen by Houthi mines

MENA FN 08 Apr 2021
(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency). Riyadh, April 08, 2021, SPA -- The Director of the National Mine Action Program Brigadier Ameen Al-Aqeeli said that the mines and improvised explosive devices planted ... .

Iran blames Israel, US for Saviz cargo ship attack

The Jerusalem Post 08 Apr 2021
on Tuesday due to an explosion, adding that the cause is under investigation ... The IRGC-affiliated Tasnim news reported Tuesday that the ship was damaged in an explosion caused by limpet mines on the hull of the ship. Saudi media later speculated that the blast could have been caused by “Israeli commandos.” ... .

Directors at Top Global Banks Linked to World’s Biggest Polluters, Investigation Shows

Children's Health Defense 08 Apr 2021
They include Credit Suisse board member Michael Klein, who has used his decades of experience working at Citigroup to advise on major oil and gas deals, including Saudi Aramco’s recent initial public offering, the biggest in history, and the merger between mining companies Glencore and Xstrata.

Bitcoin Mining Operations in China Threaten Climate Goals

Caixin Online 07 Apr 2021
China’s energy consumption from Bitcoin mining in 2024 will exceed the total energy consumption of countries like Italy and Saudi Arabia, the study said, and the carbon emissions will top the annual greenhouse gas emissions of countries including the Netherlands, Spain and the Czech Republic.

Bitcoin mining in China will exceed energy consumption of 181 countries by 2024, study warns

The Independent 06 Apr 2021
Carbon emissions from Chinese bitcoin mines are accelerating rapidly and will soon exceed energy consumption levels of Italy and Saudi Arabia if urgent action is not taken, a new study has warned ... “This exceeds the total energy consumption level of Italy and Saudi Arabia and ranks 12th among all countries in 2016,” the study stated.

Iranian ‘spy ship’ damaged in ‘attack’ along major Red Sea shipping route – reports

Russia Today 06 Apr 2021
An Iranian ship that Israel and Saudi Arabia have accused of acting as a base for Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps forces has been damaged, reportedly by a mine, in the Red Sea waters between Yemen and Eritrea. State-owned Saudi broadcaster Al-Hadath TV reported the attack on ...

Energy-guzzling bitcoin mining threatens China’s climate goals

Business Day 06 Apr 2021
China’s energy consumption from bitcoin mining in 2024 will exceed the total energy consumption level of countries such as Italy and Saudi Arabia, the study said, and the carbon emissions will exceed the annual greenhouse gas emissions outputs of countries including the Netherlands, Spain and Czech Republic.

Emboldened Iran Steamrolls Its Neighbors

The American Spectator 05 Apr 2021
Since January, Iran has intensified its attacks against Israel and Saudi Arabia, expelled the remnants of the ancient Jewish community of Yemen, and signed a strategic alliance with China ... The deal includes mining (hopefully not yellowcake mining like China has done for the Saudis), agriculture, and transportation.

Kingdom forecast to see recovery in demand for commercial vehicles

Arab News 04 Apr 2021
A report from TechSci Research, an Indian management consultancy firm, said that demand for commercial vehicles in Saudi Arabia was anticipated to grow by 2.75 percent per year until 2026 ... During lockdown, all commercial vehicle manufacturing plants were declared non-operational, not just in Saudi Arabia but globally.

‘Made in Saudi’ to create 1.3 million mining, industrial jobs for Saudis, minister says

Arab News 01 Apr 2021
The ‘Made in Saudi’ initiative aimed at supporting national products and services will create 1.3 million jobs in the mining and industrials sectors for the country’s citizens, said Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources Bandar Alkhorayef on Wednesday ... ‘Made in Saudi’ is ...