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.
The iron ore market is on a surge, the price last week punching up through the $100-per tonne level for the first time in five years.
Spot iron ore fines Fe 62% index has picked up to USD 100.4/MT, CNF China as against USD 98/MT, CNF China yesterday. The increase is due to Vale forecast of dam rupture in next week. The prices have hit 5 years high as the prices were last seen in May'14.
Brazil's Vale’s warning that a tailings dams at its shuttered Gongo Soco mine in Minas Gerais is at risk of rupturing as soon as next week lit a fire under iron ore prices on Friday, sending the steelmaking raw material to a five-year high.
SteelMint in conversation with trade sources learned that assessment for low-grade iron ore fines export from India has remained stable. SteelMint’s assessment for low grade (Fe 57/58%) iron ore fines prices have remained mostly stable at USD 57-58/MT, FoB India equivalent to USD 67-68/MT, CFR China.
USA iron ore Imports Down 23% Q-o-Q in Q1 CY19- USA’s iron ore imports recorded at 1.4 MnT in Q1 CY’19 down 23% as against 1.83 MnT in Q4 CY18.
As per sources report to SteelMint, JSW Steel booked 20,000 MT iron ore fines (Fe 64-62%) from Daitari mines in OMC e-auction conducted today (14th May'19) . The company has booked iron ore fines at base price of INR 2,450/MT (inclusive of Royalty).