The mauritanian parliament theoretically exerts oversight on the security sector. Mauritania extractive industries transparency initiative. Mauritania shaded relief 1995 436k and pdf format 440k mauritania small map 2016 19k detailed maps. Societe nationale industrielle et miniere snim concluded, with a pool of international financial institutions and commercial banks, financing agreements for usd710 million to implement the guelbs ii project and to build a new ore port in nouadhibou snim was created in 1974 to mine and market mauritania s iron ore. Download fulltext pdf enrichment of iron ore at the factory guelb 1 at the snim mining company zoueratemauritania. The country profile on mauritania was prepared under the overall coordinationand substantiveguidance of giovanie biha, deputy executivesecretary of eca for knowledge delivery, and the direct coordinationof marieme bekaye, sustainable development officer of eca subregional officefor north africa. Snim, with its famous worldlongest train of minerals. Mali, senegal, and mauritania constructed the manatali dam on river senegal. Strategy for accelerated growth and shared prosperity. The national industrial and mining company snim societe nationale industrielle et miniere has asked the african development bank group. Mauritania, 2015 government defence anticorruption. We have 11 free mauritania vector logos, logo templates and icons. The mauritania railway is the national railway of mauritania.
Mauritania created as such by french colonists in 1902, is a contact and buffer zone between black africa in. To download free electronic copies of eca publications. Mauritania guelbs iron ore and snim rehabilitation. Snims guelbs ii project, mauritania environmental and social impact assessment summary 3 0517309 april 2009 2roject justification and description p mauritanias geology harbors a wide diversity of mineral resources. A modern tax and legal landscape in less than 4 years, mauritania has adopted a new mining. Mauritania and senegal, with bp and kosmos energy, announced in december 2018 that they reached a final investment decision for the grand tortue project. Mauritanias progress towards achieving sdg7 ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all figure 4. Sustainable mining principles, such as reducing its impact on the environment and enabling ethnical business practices and progress for local communities mining with principles, 2017, play a key role for mining companies and society in general. The line is also used to bring in all the towns drinking water from boulenoir tazadit airport is served by regular flights fromto nouadhibou and seasonally fromto casablanca using mauritania airlines. Mauritanias mining industry hit by commodity price fall. Sustainable mining comprises many issues, such as establishing transparent relationships with communities as a fundamental metric for. Complete report in english official version of document may contain signatures, etc official pdf, 62 pages 3. Mauritania supplied the world with copper, crude petroleum, gold, and iron ore.
This governmentcontrolled mining company has been in production since 1963 and currently exports some 12 mta. Financial help came from the snim foundation it was opened in 2017 and is staffed with about 50 cuban doctors and has 250 in patient beds. Mauritania societe nationale industrielle et miniere snim rehabilitation project. Mauritania was a founder member of the economic community of west african states ecowas in 1975, which reflects ties developed during the colonial era, when it was ruled as part of french west africa. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. Recent discoveries of offshore gas reserves by kosmos have increased production forecasts. The agreement aims to build an integrated market in africa and covers both goods and services, including investments, intellectual property, and competition.
Txt the text version is uncorrected ocr text and is included solely to benefit users with slow connectivity. The united nations development programme undp ensures the leadership in. Societe nationale industrielle et miniere wikipedia. Snims operations are located in the north of mauritania and are connected to the port of nouadhibou by. The state agency societe nationale industrielle et miniere national mining and industrial company, snim. Mauritania strengthened its relations with other african countries and signed the afcfta during an extraordinary summit of au heads of state and government on 21 march in kigali, rwanda.
Snims societe nationale industrielle et miniere increasing production costs and debt service, both due to the now completed guelbs project, require tight financial management in the coming years. Mauritanias relationships with the arab world and its maghreb neighbours are important, but in some respects complex and awkward to manage. Snim is the largest company in mauritania, and the worlds seventh largest iron ore exporter. Mauritania societe nationale industrielle et miniere. Mauritania to inform them of the prevailing state of corruption in the country. Vergnet gev mp wind turbines deliver energy and cost savings for snim iron mine. June 2016, which are available for download on the eiti global website.
Army map service, series 2201 sheets 6, 7, 11 and 12 cover all of. Snim open pit iron ore mining mauritania mining technology. Pdf enrichment of iron ore at the factory guelb 1 at the. The societe nationale industriel et miniere snim is expanding its ore and concentrate production capacity in mauritania, west africa. Societe nationale industrielle et miniere snim was a. Mauritania societe nationale industrielle et miniere snim rehabilitation project english abstract. Manual for the production of statistics on the information economy 2009. Snim s guelbs ii project, mauritania environmental and social impact assessment summary 3 0517309 april 2009 2roject justification and description p mauritania s geology harbors a wide diversity of mineral resources.
Mauritania scanner internet archive html5 uploader 1. The history of rail transport in mauritania began in 1940, with the commencement of preparatory work for the construction of the mauritania railway, a single track, 704 km 437 mi standard gauge line connecting a then proposed iron mine in zouerate with the port of nouadhibou, via fderik and choum. Mauritania corporate loan to societe nationale industrielle et. According to the article 57 of the constitution the general rules of the organisation of the national defence and the fundamental guaranties granted to the civil and the military functionaries as well as the general status of the public function are subject to legal controls. This line is used by snim mainly to transport iron ore, but also for the procurement of supplies and. Snim and woodside were the only companies asked for audited data, which they provided. Freight trains that transport the iron ore to the coast can be as long as 2. To save page with page layout, please select print and choose any available option to print as a pdf file. Construction of the line began in 1960, with it opening in 1963 it consists of a single, 704kilometre 437 mi railway line linking the iron mining centre of zouerate with the port of nouadhibou, via fderik and choum. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license. Construction of the line began in 1961 and was completed in 1963. Snim s operations are located in the north of mauritania and are connected to the port of nouadhibou by a 700kmlong railway.
This global priority has been included in the united nations development assistance framework 20122016 of the united nations system in mauritania. View a detailed profile of the structure 1444240 including further data and descriptions in the emporis database. Download this data as a csv file or print using the print button above. Snim is the second largest producer of electricity in the country after somelec, producing electricity to. Snim s societe nationale industrielle et miniere increasing production costs and debt service, both due to the now completed guelbs project, require tight financial management in the coming years. Snim, which produces 11 million tonnes of iron per year, is a privileged partner of the bank group.
Intrusion detection expert system for correlating alerts from multiple sensors. A press release summarizing the views of the executive board as expressed during its april 25, 2016 consideration of the staff report that concluded the article iv. Elie clerghy, and with mr mohamed salem ould mamoune, director at the ministry of industry and mines. Snim snim snim bp 42 nouadhibou, mauritanie bp 42 nouadhibou, mauritanie bp 42 nouadhibou, mauritanie khalifa. Mauritania faces a change in relation to its economic development. Snims societe nationale industrielle et miniere increasing production costs and debt service, both due to the now completed guelbs project, require tight. Snims operations are located in the north of mauritania and are connected to the port of nouadhibou by a 700kmlong railway. Construction started in 2012 and the foundation stone was laid by the president of mauretania mohamed ould abdel aziz. Today, there is a rising extractive activity in the country, the interest of international companies being comforted by a series of reforms in the investment framework. Electricity production in mauritania are mainly of thermal origin, with a strategic plan in progress to diversity the mix to reach 20% of renewables by 2020. This is why the government of the islamic republic of mauritania requested that a. Decisionmaking on the integration of renewable energy in. The proposed project covers snim s capital expenditure program for the period 20002002, in particular i renewal of certain mining equipment and extension of its power plants in zouerate and.
Immeuble snim is a 15story highrise building in nouakchott, mauritania. Mauritania is a leading producer of iron ore, copper, gold, silver, oil and gas. Mauritanias constitution of 1991 with amendments through. After having initiated different structural adjustment reforms since 1992, with the support of the world bank and imf, mauritanias economic growth rate has exceeded 5% per annum for many years. In mining, national sti capabilities in snim, and in the public sector, are relatively. Mauritania validation initial assessment final eiti. Mr abdallah ould ishaq at the geneva mission of the islamic republic of mauritania helped coordinate with national counterparts and acted as a focal point in geneva. Accordingly, mining is the leading sector of the countrys economy. Mauritania, nouadhibou vergnet a leading global renewable. Industrielle et miniere national industrial and mining company snim. Pdf 2016 minerals yearbook mauritania advance release. Effect of the roller presses on the production of the factory guelb 1.760 735 1320 1015 626 608 1123 356 543 953 777 581 409 624 1406 115 17 295 1016 582 185 915 661 295 59 551 843 501 796 435 760 470 377 1247 1410 1150