The Foundry of Oued El Himmer

Built in 1945, the foundry mark Oued El Himmer the interest of the Kingdom for lead. Its role is to convert the ore of lead and Touissit Bédiane Well, lead metal. In fifty years, the capacity of the smelter has been expanded to go from ten thousand tonnes of lead-treated over one hundred thousand tons, but is now threatened by the depletion of ore and its distance major cities and road networks.