EghtesadOnline: Major Iranian lead and zinc producers extracted 1.09 million tons of ores in the last Iranian year (ended March 20, 2019), which indicates an 18% rise in production compared to the year before, the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization’s latest report shows.
Angouran Lead and Zinc Complex accounted for 1.02 million tons and Nakhlak Lead and Zinc Plant for 68,612 tons of the total output to register a 16% and 58% growth rate year-on-year respectively.
The two producers extracted an aggregate of 928,932 tons of ores in the fiscal 2017-18.
Lead and zinc ore extractions during the month to March 20 amounted to 81,451 tons, up 3% compared with last year’s similar month. Angouran's output stood at 75,760 tons, up 2%, while Nakhlak extracted 5,692 tons, up 12% YOY, according to Financial Tribune.