KEY FIGURES OF MINING SECTOR - 2014 –

  • Contribution to GDP : 10%
  • Share of national exports (by value) : 22%
  • Employments : 39,000
  • Global production :
    • Mining products : 29.4 million tons (27.4 MT phosphates)
    • Processed products:
      • Phosphate derivatives :
        • P2O5: 4.3 MT
        • Fertilizer: 4.8 MT
      • Other processed products: 11,368 tons
  • Total sales: 51.6 billion dirhams
    • Exports: 41.0 Billion DH
    • Local 10.6 billion dirhams
  • Investments: 32.1 Billion DH
  • Number of mining licenses: 6736
    • Concessions: 77
    • Operating Permit: 992
    • Research Permits: 5667
  • Number of cards purchased in the PSG:
    • Geological maps (36% as coverage against 20% in 1996)
    • Geophysical maps (42% as coverage against 10% in 1996)
    • Geochemical maps (8% as coverage against 0% in 1996)

NATIONAL MINING PATRIMONY 2014:

Distribution by region:

REGION

RESEARCH PERMITS

EXPLOITATION PERMITS

CONCESSIONS

TOTAL

SOUSS MASSA DRAA

1839

308

24

2171

MEKNES TAFILALET

1 205

185

14

1404

L’ORIENTAL

441

103

28

572

MARRAKECH TENSIFT EL HAOUZ

338

206

5

549

GUELMIM ES-SMARA

692

69

0

761

TADLA AZILAL

228

14

0

242

TAZA AL HOCEIMA TAOUNAT

119

11

0

130

RABAT SALE ZEMMOUR ZAER

194

11

0

205

FES BOULEMANE

162

15

0

177

CHAOUIA OUARDIGHA

104

7

1

112

LAAYOUNE BOUJDOUR SAKIA EL HAMRA

11

44

0

55

TANGER TETOUAN

58

0

0

58

LAGOUIRA OUAD DAHAB

244

0

0

244

DOUKALA ABDA

15

13

5

33

GHARB CHRARDA BENI HSSEN

8

6

0

14

GRAND CASABLANCA

9

0

0

9

TOTAL

5667

992

77

6736

Distribution by categories:

Categories

Concessions

exploitation permits

research permits

TOTAL

 1ère

3

47

29

79

2ème

70

836

5077

5983

3ème

4

25

138

167

6ème

-

8

87

95

7ème

-

-

69

69

8ème

-

76

267

343

Total

77

992

5 667

6736

Distribution by operators:

DMH

EVOLUTION OF PRODUCTION AND SALES MINING:

EVOLUTION OF MINING PRODUCTION:

Year

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014*

Variation 2014/2013(%)

Global production (MT)

 

32,3

34,7

33,9

33,2

33,8

+1,8

      Phosphates and derivatives

 

30,6

32,6

31,2

30,8

31,8

+3,2

      Other products

 

1,7

2,1

2,7

2,4

2,0

-16,7

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Mining production excluding valorization:

PRODUCTS

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Phosphates

26 603

28 052

27 060

26 400

27 390

Iron

44,7

78,9

260,7

301,1

22,910

Lead

46,4

43,8

39,1

43,7

39,07

Zinc

87,4

90,1

91,6

82,1

89,57

Copper

53,3

43

59

46,3

66,48

Fluorine

89,7

79,2

79,3

81,2

79,84

Barite

572,4

769,5

1021,4

1 094,5

1 006,6

Manganese

75,6

58

90,2

111

91,271

Salt

503,4

720,8

730

488,3

439,16

Cobalt

31,1

21,6

20,1

20,3

21,51

Argile

82,6

103,7

81,8

59

73,5

Talc

-

0,5

0,2

-

-

Ghassoul

1,2

1,4

1,9

2

0,81

Bentonite

110,7

97,1

91,2

105,2

98,757

Pyrophilite

27,1

4,6

-

-

-

Other

-

-

44,21

0,22

0,53

TOTAL

28 329

30 164

29 671

28 835

29 420

Production of processed mining products:

PRODUITS

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Phosphoric acid (Kt)

3 999

4 488

4 158

4 360

4400

Purified acid (Kt)

101

-

106

104

101

Solid fertilizers (Kt)

3713

4 350

4 848

4 659

4800

Soft lead (Kt)

38,2

36,5

15.6

-

-

Silver (t)

243

186,09

170,34

194,08

185,77

Gold (t)

0,65

0,5199

0,5189

0,32

0,2124

Mattes cupreous (Kt)

0.89

0,47

0,60

-

-

Cobalt Cathodes (t)

1 582

1 517,9

2 212,6

1 378.21

1361,47

Zinc oxide (Kt)

16,5

7,2

6,889

1,941

4,201

Copper sulfate (t)

29

28,13

121,98

112,15

64,99

Sodium sulfate (t)

8 325

6 456

4,862

-

-

Nickel (t)

317

217

288,04

160,39

-

Arsenic (Kt)

13,7

8,15

8,82

8,96

6,863

antimony oxide (kt)

1,7

1,57

0,71

-

-

EVOLUTION OF MINING SALES:

Years

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Variation 2014/2013 (%)

Total Sales (in billions of DH)

29,50

60

74,10

64,50

52,83

51,57

-2,39

             Exports

20

40

53,7

53,8

42,19

41,02

-4.1

             local Sales

9,5

20

20,4

10,7

10,64

10,55

-0.84

dmh

EVOLUTION OF MINING INVESTMENTS:

1000 DH

 

 

 

 

Years

Research

Exploitation + Valorization

Social and infrastructure

TOTAL

2008

339 000

4 140 350

211 990

4 691 340

2009

404 000

7 805 000

178 000

8 387 000

2010

102 398

3 677 957

291 420

4 071 775

2011

350 000

7 421 000

329 000

8 100 000

2012

354 000

12 917 450

328 550

13 600 000

2013

420 000

22 106 640

398 350

22 924 990

2014

450 000

  31 209 800

  410 000

  32 069 800

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EVOLUTION OF THE COURSES OF PRECIOUS METALS AND BASE METAL:

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