Chairman of the board of IMIDRO invited the region countries to collaborate in mineral processing research projects.
During the First International Mineral Processing Activists Symposium (IMPAS 2016) &3rd Workshop of Iron Ore and Base Metals Processing (ECO Experts), Mehadi Karbasian expressed that IMPRC (located in Karaj) is capable of providing high quality services up to international standards to mining and mining industries companies in Iran and the region and is able to play a crucial role in mining companies’ success.
IMPRC is trying its best to improve quality of its services. In pursuing developing techno-economical collaboration and alliance with neighboring and the region countries, IMIDRO is hosting the third Iron and Base Metals and Mineral Processing Workshop for the ECO member states experts in IMPRC, he added.
Greater use of hydrogen, fuel cells and nuclear energy means increasing demand on metal catalysts and in this situation rare earth elements play a key role in clean technologies and are likely to experience significantly higher demand Karbasian continued.
IMPRC is trying to boost its experience and know-how by strengthens its cooperation with worldwide mineral processing companies and R&D’s for acquiring new processing technologies and useful experiences in this sector, he said.
1st International Mineral Processing Activists Symposium (IMPAS 2016) &3rd Workshop of Iron Ore and Base Metals Processing (ECO Experts) was held on 25-26 October 2016 in IMPRC which is located in kilometer 9 of Karaj-Qazvin highway.
According to market sources report to SteelMint, recent bookings of South African lump by Indian mills are on lower side amidst lack of clarity on force majeure declared by South African miner.
Iran's trade surplus of minerals observed a significant growth during the first eight months of the current Iranian year (March 21, 2018-November 22, 2018), Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization announced.
World's second largest exporter of iron ore - Brazil has recorded 9% decline in iron ore export volumes to 33.97 MnT in Nov'18 as compared to Oct'18 exports at 37.2 MnT, according to trade statistics released by Brazil customs.
South Africa - World's 3rd largest iron ore exporter after Australia and Brazil recorded exports at 5.37 MnT in Oct'18, according to the trade data released by South African Customs. The exports witnessed rise of 29% on monthly basis as against 4.17 MnT in Sep'18.
Iran recently witnessed second wave of economic sanctions from US which targeted Banking, Insurance and Shipping industry of Iran.
JSW Steel's iron ore import up 74% to 0.9 MnT in Nov'18