RPMinerals Plant Operations

Bentonite


Bentonite plant operations are located in Borg El Arab, 65 km southwest of Alexandria, Operations consist of chemical and mechanical activation (when required), rotary drying, sieving granules, milling and packaging. The practical capacity is 225,000 MT per annum. Operations also include blending equipment for mixing bentonite and carbonaceous materials. The RPMinerals’ bentonite operating companies in Borg El Arab are Egypt Bentonite Derivatives Company, Egypt Mining & Drilling Chemicals Company, Alexandria Mining Company, and Egypt Nano Technologies Company.




Barite

Barite plant operations are located in Borg-El-Arab, 100 km west of Alexandria. Barite ore is milled and packaged. Practical capacity is 100,000 MT per annum. The RPMinerals’ barite company operates in       Borg El Arab is Alexandria Mining Company.



Organophilic Bentonite, Organophilic Lignite, Organophilic Attapulgite, Emulsifier, Wetting Agent, and Gilsonite Plant Operations


Organophilic Bentonite, Organophilic Lignite, Organophilic Attapulgite, and Emulsifier plant operations are located in the Amreya Free Trade Zone, 30 km west of Alexandria. The practical manufacturing capacity for organophilic products is 25,000 MT per year. For emulsifiers the practical capacity is is 6,000 MT per year (30,000 55-gallon drums). For Gilsonite products, the practical capacity is 25,000 metric tons per year.