Oman: Prospects of Mining Wealth

Oman's mining history dates back to pre-Islamic days when copper was mined and sent all over the world. The country was then known as Majan or the land of copper. Cut back to the present days and you will realise that the Sultanate of Oman is still sitting on a "gold-mine" of minerals. Despite the prices of commodities having gone down, private and public sector investments in this largely untapped non-hydrocarbon resource is expected to draw benefits for the country as a whole….more at OhmyNews