Lead and Zinc
Nakhlak Mineral Complex produced 2,019 tons of lead concentrate during the first nine months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Dec. 21), indicating a 7% increase compared with last year’s corresponding period, the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization reported on its website.
The company’s lead ore extraction during the period grew 34% year-on-year to reach 28,139 tons. Founded in 1952, the lead producer is located in Isfahan Province’s Naeen City. According to the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization’s latest report, major Iranian lead and zinc producers extracted 714,642 tons of ore during the nine months, of which Angouran Lead and Zinc Complex accounted for 686,503 tons and Nakhlak Lead and Zinc Plant for 28,139 tons.
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.