written on April 25, 2013

28Short list of machines and technology suppliers for Bin Harkil Granite Processing Plant is completed. Final offers will be evaluated and orders will be issued to the successful bidders in a couple of weeks.

The plant will be located in Najran Saudi Arabia, dedicated mainly to process Saudi Arabian premium granite such as; Tropic Brown (Najran Brown), Najran Red ( Violetta ), and Ranyah Green.

These granites are originated from quarries within Najran Region, and in high demand locally and internationally for its high quality.

Plant location is established and earthmoving started late October, Production target is set to commence during the second quarter of 2013, with a production capacity of 700,000 square meters of cut and polished granite slab per year.

The plant will mainly process local granite and provide state of the art cutting and polishing services facility, to support local quarry operators to re-establish their business and further enforce the Saudi Arabian Granite brand name in the world market.