UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF HIS HIGHNESS SHEIKH SAUD BIN SAQR AL QASIMI, RULER OF THE EMIRATE OF RAS AL KHAIMAH AND UAE SUPREME COUNCIL MEMBER

 

 

UNCOVERING RAK'S SUPERIOR QUARRYING INDUSTRY

 

WHY THE RAK QUARRYING SHOW?

The objective of the RAK Quarrying Show is to showcase the quarrying industry in Ras AlKhaimah through Stevin Rock that uses the best in international standard practice, state of the art equipment and latest technologies.

Stevin Rock is one of largest quarrying companies in the world with a current production capacity from three sites of over 80 million tonnes per year of high quality limestone, dolomite and gabbro for the construction, cement, steel and mining industries. The company is owned by the government of Ras Al Khaimah, one of the seven Emirates of the United Arab Emirates, has over 3,000 employees and has been in activity for more than 40 years.

The invitees will have the privilege to be at the first Quarrying Show organised in a world-class operating site in the MENA region.

WHO CAN ATTEND?

Hosted by Stevin Rock, the event will be held in their  Q4 Kadra quarry, located on the outskirts of Fujairah.
By way of invite only, the following profiles of attendees will be able to access the event:
  • Government officials
  • International Ministries
  • Solution providers
  • Local and International quarry operators
  • Consultants and Specialists.
  • Construction companies

THE KEY BENEFITS FOR ATTENDING:

  • Exposure to the quarrying industry that is an important component of the UAE economy
  • Create and nurture governmental relationships
  • Learn about best practice in quarrying
  • Make and reinforce contacts within the quarrying industry and with key players in the UAE
  • Learn about the various aspects of the quarrying industry through direct exposure to a working site, exhibition and exchanges with key players

FUN FACTS ABOUT THE MINERAL INDUSTRY OF RAS AL KHAIMAH:

  • Only open-pit operations for industrial minerals
  • Mostly Limestone, Dolomite and Gabbro
  • Small quarries of Silica and Shales
  • Over 20 quarries with a combined annual production of +100 Mt.
  • Total number of employees: +4,200
  • Total reserves estimated at around 5 billion tonnes

THE QUARRYING SHOW IS THE FIRST EVENT IN THE REGION TO BRING TOGETHER EVERY QUARRY OWNER, OPERATOR AND PROFESSIONAL UNDER ONE ROOF .

ATTENDEES WILL ALSO HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO GAIN ANSWERS TO THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS:

  • Why is Ras Al Khaimah a quarrying hub?
  • What does it take to be a world-class quarry operator?
  • Which solutions are essential to make a quarry operation more productive?
  • How can downtime be reduced?
  • How to reduce long-term operating costs?
  • How to reduce environmental impact in the surrounding area?
  • How to make a quarrying operation sustainable?

ALL ATTENDEES WILL ALSO HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO:

  • Learn about what it takes to run an efficient quarry operation.
  • Network with key industry stakeholder including government, quarries, solution providers, consultants and more.
  • Experience live equipment and demonstrations, including the latest drone technology and VR simulators.
  • Discover the UAE’s largest quarrying machinery ranging from excavators to drill rigs, and crushers.
  • Engage with Stevin Rock and a selection of the largest international brands which together keep their quarry operating at maximum efficiency

KEY FEATURES OF THE SHOW

  • Under government patronage
  • Support from Ministry level entities
  • A platform to promote sustainability, efficiency and operational best practice within the industry
  • Leveraging off The Mining Show 2018 – attracting key stakeholders
  • to RAK
  • 300 attendees onsite
  • 23 Stevin Rock suppliers and exhibitors showcasing their latest solutions
  • A morning conference to hear from both government entities and exhibitors
  • 1x air-conditioned tent with which the event will take place
  • Allocated areas for live machinery demonstrations
  • Food and beverages to be supplied
  • 10am to 5pm show times – subject to change
  • Transport to be provided for guests from Dubai to RAK Q4 site