AMMAN – The Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Dr. Saleh Al-Kharabsheh, revealed the existence of huge investment exploration projects in phosphate, gold, silica sand and basalt materials in different regions in Jordan.
During his meeting with the Vice President of the Engineers Syndicate, Fawzi Massad, and a member of the Syndicate Council, the head of the Mining, Mining, Geological and Petroleum Engineering Division, Eng. Louay Al-Ramahi, and the accompanying delegation, Al-Kharabsheh added that these various projects will contribute to creating employment opportunities for engineers in various fields if they are invested in the best way.
He affirmed the ministry’s readiness to cooperate fully with the Syndicate of Engineers and to benefit from the engineering expertise and competencies that the Syndicate possesses, pointing to the need to move towards global aspirations and get out of the traditional ways of dealing with different markets.
In terms of training engineers, mines and mining engineers, Minister Kharabsheh expressed the ministry’s readiness to cooperate with the Engineers Syndicate in order to increase the number of trainees at the ministry’s headquarters and its subsidiaries, pointing out that the Arab Mining Company, in cooperation with the Ministry of Energy and local and Arab companies, is establishing a huge training center that owns Highly qualified laboratories will be a great opportunity for mining engineers to gain real experience.
In turn, the deputy captain of the Engineers Syndicate, Fawzi Massaad, confirmed that the union will prepare a comprehensive study on partnership with the Ministry of Energy to invest in the proposed projects, which contributes to allowing engineers to diversify their experiences and skills and find employment opportunities for them, especially in the field of mining.
He pointed out that the union, through the Center for Engineering Studies and Research, will prepare an economic feasibility study and prepare a plan for the development of Jordanian raw materials using its various expertise, noting that engaging in the projects proposed by the ministry is in the national interest and the union’s interest in diversifying its investments.
He stressed the need to involve mining engineers in different work sites, as they contribute to improving the nature of work and maintaining security and public safety, in addition to being a qualitative addition to improving work, especially since work in different sites is tainted by weak organization and the absence of some public safety measures.
The Vice-Captain thanked Minister Kharabsheh and the Ministry of Energy for their constant efforts and continuous cooperation with the Engineers Syndicate and for providing facilities in all fields.
For his part, a member of the Syndicate Council and head of the Mining and Mining Engineering Division, Eng. Louay Al-Ramahi, drew attention to the need for the ministry to cooperate in the field of training engineers, using its various laboratories, training engineers in projects specialized in mining and qualifying them to enter the labor market, in addition to the ministry’s participation in the various activities held by the division. through the union.
Al-Ramahi called for the necessity of the presence of mining engineers in various projects, as they are specialists in their field of work, which contributes to the quality of work and raising its efficiency.
The two sides discussed the issue of involving the Syndicate of Engineers and the Mining and Mining Engineering Division in the Partnership Committee with the Mining Private Sector in the Ministry, and other relevant specialized committees, in addition to increasing the number of engineers on the training program signed with the Ministry, where a subsequent meeting will be held to agree on these matters.
The meeting was attended by the deputy head of the division, Eng. Anwar Tammeza, and members of the division’s council, Eng. Nabil Adeilat and Eng. Saleh Al-Shdeifat.