Lead and Zinc
Angouran Lead and Zinc Mine set a new monthly record by extracting 105,000 tons of minerals during the seventh month of the current fiscal year (Sept. 23-Oct. 22), managing director of the mine, Mansour Shabani, said.
Mehdi Karbasian, the head of Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization, said the mine’s processing facilities have produced about 450,000 tons of zinc during the seven-month period from March 21 to Oct. 22. Iran’s most abundant lead and zinc reserves are found in Angouran Mine located in Zanjan Province, with an estimated reserve of 23 million tons, including a zinc concentration of 26% and lead concentration of 6%, IMIDRO reported.
Iran will mark the completion of 576 industrial, mineral and trade projects during the Ten-Day Fajr (Dawn) celebrations (to start on February 01), to commemorate the 40 anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution of 1979.
A new steel ingot production unit will open in the city of Sirjan, Iran’s province of Kerman, in early February, an Iranian lawmaker said, adding that the opening ceremony will be attended by First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri.
According to IMIDRO, Azerbayjani steel has bagged CE certification from Europe in order to export manufactured products to other countries, as well as to promote the brand and create an additional competitive advantage in the steel sector of the country.
Iran, one of the largest iron ore exporter in MENA region has exported 1.67 MnT iron ore via bulk shipments in the seventh month of Iranian year (during 23rd Sep- 22nd Oct'18). The exports witnessed significant rise of 74% on monthly basis in Oct'18 as against Sep'18 exports at 0.96 MnT.
Arman Rahavard Aluminium Raw Materials Supply and Production Company (ARALALUMINA) intends to hold an international Tender for alumina refinery plant in PSEZ
Iran, one of the largest steel producer in MENA region is currently facing sanctions imposed by US. Post US Sanctions, Iranian economy continues to hit adversely which resulted into depreciation of IRR.