Abu Tartour Phosphate Mine
Abu Tartour Phosphate mine is the largest phosphate mine in Egypt and considered one of the largest phosphate mines in the world. It is located in the New Valley Governorate 50 km from El Kharga City. The mine has an estimated phosphate ore reserves of about 4 billion tons of medium to high quality phosphate rock ranging from 25% up to 31% P2O5 with an average of 27% P2O5.
Misr Phosphate Company (www.phosphatemisr.com) is the operator of the mine together with other major phosphate mines in Egypt (namely El Sebayah and Red Sea mines). Misr Phosphate exports almost 2 million tons annually to the international markets and has a production capability of 5 million tons per annum.
The Site is supported with a great infrastructure that will support any downstream project(s) on its land. The infrastructure including but not limited to:
In 2018, Misr Phosphate Company (the major shareholder of WAPHCO) has acquired the licenses and rights to operate the whole Plateau of Abu Tartour Mine; with such huge reserves of high quality phosphate ore, the establishment of tens of projects similar to El Wady with similar capacities and even more is unquestionable.
View the video below to know more about the huge facilities at site
Send us a message
This Website has been created in good faith to provide accurate and authoritative information regarding the subject matter covered. Because of the constantly changing nature of the Project, guaranteeing absolute accuracy of the information covered on this site is impossible. The copyright on the materials and information on this Website belongs to, and remains with WAPHCO. All rights are reserved. Access to this information does not imply a right to reproduce or distribute this material without prior consent from WAPHCO. © 2019. At certain places on this site, live "links" to other Websites can be accessed. Such external sites contain information created, published, maintained, or otherwise posted by institutions or organizations independent of WAPHCO. WAPHCO does not endorse, approve, certify, or control these external sites and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, or timeliness of information located at such sites. Use of any information obtained from such sites is voluntary, and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review by qualified experts. WAPHCO assumes no responsibility for consequences resulting from use of the information contained herein, or from use of the information obtained at linked sites, or in any respect for the content of such information. WAPHCO is not responsible for, and expressly disclaims all liability for, damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to, reliance on, or performance of such information.