EghtesadOnline: The construction of Butia Iranian Steel Company’s 5.2-million-ton iron ore pellet plant in Kerman Province is scheduled to be completed by late November, the head of Majlis Economic Commission said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran has discovered a new iron ore deposit in Yazd Province, which is estimated to be about 2 billion tons with 70% iron content, the head of Yazd Industries, Mining and Trade Organization said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s Department of Environment has issued a permit for Chadormalu Mining and Industrial Company to initiate exploration operations in the iron ore-rich D19 geological layer, the head of Iran Mine House, Mohammad Reza Bahraman, has announced.
EghtesadOnline: Major Iranian iron ore producers manufactured 12.49 million tons of iron ore concentrate during the first four months of the current fiscal year (March 21-July 22), registering a 28.3% growth compared with last year’s corresponding period, Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization reported.
EghtesadOnline: Iran Central Iron Ore Company exported 50,000 tons of iron ore concentrate to India in July, according to the head of international relations of Iron Ore Producers & Exporters Association of Iran, Keyvan Jafari Tehrani.
EghtesadOnline: Two new iron ore processing plants are scheduled to come on stream in Sangan mineral zone in the next two months, says manager of Sangan Iron Ore Complex, Morteza Hashempour.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s crude iron ore production capacity will be raised to 100 million tons/year from 75 million tons/year by the end of the current Iranian year (March 20, 2018), state mines and metal holding company IMIDRO quoted the minister of industries, mining and trade as saying.
EghtesadOnline: Exports of iron ore will be halted by the end of the next fiscal year (March 20, 2019), a deputy minister of industries, mining and trade announced.
EghtesadOnline: The Iranian iron ore sector has experienced tough times in the last few years. “Of the 145 small and medium iron ore mines operating in the fiscal year 2013-14, only nine are still producing,” Bahram Shakouri, the deputy head of Iranian Iron Ore Producers and Exporters Association, was quoted as saying by Bourse Press.
EghtesadOnline: The Iranian Central Plateau Iron Ore Mines Complex plans to produce 1.2 million tons of granulated iron ore by the end of the current fiscal year (March 2018), company manager, Mohammad Morshedzadeh, announced.