Alara Resources (ASX:AUQ) says lots of construction activity has substantially progressed its 51% owned Al Wash-hi Majaza Copper-Gold project in Oman over recent weeks.

The Australian-based precious and base metals explorer and developer says electrical work has continued at the primary substation, with the handover date for this integral part of the infrastructure package expected to be Christmas Day.

Alara maintains the expectation the project remains on track for completion in the June 2023 quarter.

The company?s share price is up 50% this year to date.