Iran’s two major coal companies produced 510,054 tons of coal concentrate during the first nine months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Dec. 21), indicating a 25% growth year-on-year, the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization reported on its website.
Tabas Parvadeh Coal Company accounted for 430,325 tons of the total output and Central Alborz Coal Company for the remaining 79,729 tons. The two companies’ performance in the ninth month of the year (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) stood at 80,231 tons. Iranian coal mines, with about 1.15 billion tons of reserves, have the capacity to produce up to 3 million tons of coal concentrate per year.
Iranian Deputy Industry Minister Mehdi Karbasian announced that during the past Iranian calendar Year 1396 (ended March 20, 2018) exports of domestic mining sector stood at $9 billion
Mineral production of most major Iranian mining companies increased during the last Iranian year (March 21, 2017_March20,2018).
Iran exported more than 58.09 million tons of mineral products worth over $8.39 billion during the first 11 months of the current fiscal year (March 21-Feb. 19), down 3% in tonnage and up 6% in value compared with last year’s corresponding period.
Iran’s largest steel exporter Khouzestan Steel Company has successfully bought majority shares in a major mineral holding, moving toward self-sufficiency in the steel production chain.
Major Iranian mining companies produced an aggregate of 317.94 million tons of ores and mineral products during the first 11 months of the current fiscal year (March 21, 2017-Feb. 19), registering about 12% growth compared with last year’s corresponding period, the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization’s latest report said.
British mining and mineral processing technology company Alexander has executed a commercial and technical partnership agreement with Turkish specialist mineral processing consulting company Proses.