Chairman of the board of IMIDRO invited the region countries to collaborate in mineral processing research projects.
During the First International Mineral Processing Activists Symposium (IMPAS 2016) &3rd Workshop of Iron Ore and Base Metals Processing (ECO Experts), Mehadi Karbasian expressed that IMPRC (located in Karaj) is capable of providing high quality services up to international standards to mining and mining industries companies in Iran and the region and is able to play a crucial role in mining companies’ success.
IMPRC is trying its best to improve quality of its services. In pursuing developing techno-economical collaboration and alliance with neighboring and the region countries, IMIDRO is hosting the third Iron and Base Metals and Mineral Processing Workshop for the ECO member states experts in IMPRC, he added.
Greater use of hydrogen, fuel cells and nuclear energy means increasing demand on metal catalysts and in this situation rare earth elements play a key role in clean technologies and are likely to experience significantly higher demand Karbasian continued.
IMPRC is trying to boost its experience and know-how by strengthens its cooperation with worldwide mineral processing companies and R&D’s for acquiring new processing technologies and useful experiences in this sector, he said.
1st International Mineral Processing Activists Symposium (IMPAS 2016) &3rd Workshop of Iron Ore and Base Metals Processing (ECO Experts) was held on 25-26 October 2016 in IMPRC which is located in kilometer 9 of Karaj-Qazvin highway.
Vale SA is holding talks with Brazilian officials about expanding the world’s largest open pit iron-ore mine to meet growing Chinese demand for the high-grade ore.
Indian iron ore pellet prices have fallen by around 7.5pc so far this month to around $125/dry metric tonne (dmt) cfr China, hit by a drop in demand in the wake of less stringent environmental restrictions imposed on mills.
According to the data maintained by SteelMint, Iran has exported 1.67 MnT iron ore via bulk shipments in the seventh month of Iranian year (during 23rd Sep- 22nd Oct'18).
Metso will deliver three grinding lines including spare parts and supervision to NLMK Group's Stoilensky GOK iron ore production plant in southern Russia.
State-owned metals and mineral trading firm China Minmetals signed a 20 million tonne iron ore purchase agreement with Brazilian mining giant Vale on Tuesday.
Essar Steel - an integrated steelmaker with steel making capacity of 10 MnT p.a. recorded increase in total iron ore & pellet sourcing for the month of Sep'18. The sourcing stood at 0.88 MnT in Sep'18, up 10% M-o-M as against 0.81 MnT in Aug'18.