Head of Iranian Mineral Processing Research Center(IMPRC) announced that IMPRC is ready to transfer technical know-how of rare earth elements to other countries.
Gholamreza Taheri noted modern technical equipment and knowledge of IMPRC and said that IMPRC is among top 5 centers in mineral processing research. By having competent workforce and modern equipment, IMPRC has activities in all sectors of mineral processing such as iron ore, copper, education of foreign experts etc.
We are studying some projects in rare earth elements processing research with neighbor countries, he added.
Head of IMPRC continued that this center entered international communications and is trying to update its technology and international knowledge. Last year as a result of a MoU signed by IMPRC and Mintek of South Africa as one of the top countries in mineral processing research, Iran faced with large number of research projects in Africa and Latin America.
In addition to defined joint projects by IMPRC and Mintek, all contracted projects of Mintek in Asia and Persian Gulf will be conducted jointly in IMPRC. Also, IMPRC negotiated with 3 other companies including MSA group, Fraser Alexander, Maelgwyn Mineral Services for development of cooperation in mineral processing, he expressed.
Currently, Mines and Geology Minister of Conakry Guinea visited IMPRC and stressed expansion of technical cooperation in mine sector between two countries.
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