KHOR KHUWAIR IS THE LARGEST LIMESTONE QUARRY IN THE WORLD WITH A PRODUCTION CAPACITY WITH SISTER COMPANY RAK ROCK OF OVER 60 MILLION TONNES PER YEAR OF HIGH QUALITY LIMESTONE FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, CEMENT, STEEL, MINING AS WELL AS FOR THE GLASS AND CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES.
Khor Khuwair’s 22 crushing lines enable the production of over 50 different types of materials individually tailored to suit every customer’s requirements from 0-5mm sand to 8 tonnes armour rocks.
Khor Khuwair Quarry has the unique advantage of being immediately connected to the adjacent Saqr Port, one of the largest ports in the Gulf region with more than 70 million tonnes of freight handled per year, mostly dry bulk cargo that includes Stevin Rock crushed rock products. Two 18 m deep water berths of a combined quay length of 700 m suitable for capesize vessels were recently commissioned and added to the pre-existing eight 12.2 m deep berths suitable for Panamax vessels. Stevin Rock and its logistics partners have mastered handling and loading of the full range of stone products including armour rock up to 8 tonnes that can be shipped in specially designed 44,000 dwt bulk carriers.
Stevin Rock private Harbour, next to Saqr Port, is also used for supplying crushed rock products to Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Gulf countries using barges up to 30,000 dwt.
These two facilities enable Stevin Rock to export its high-quality rock products in the best and most cost-effective manner to the GCC countries as well as India, Madagascar, Ukraine and Bangladesh with potential new markets in Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Australia, etc.
The 2 kilometres long, 700 metre quarry high quarry operates with the latest technologies and equipment to optimize productivity and quality.
Khor Khuwair has reserves of over 2.5 billion tonnes.