Semnan’s mines extract 10 million tons of gypsum every year, says the head of Industries, Mining and Trade Organization of the province.
According to Behrouz Asvadi, 84 gypsum mines are operating in Semnan, ISNA reported.
The northern Iranian province is the biggest producer of gypsum, salt, Celestine and zeolite in the country and the second biggest producer of sodium sulfate and the third biggest producer of coal and chromite.
Iran is at present producing 85% of its needs to oil industry equipment despite the harshest-ever sanctions imposed against the country by Washington, an official said.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's exports of steel will reach 10mln tons by the end of the current Iranian year (to end on March 19), an official said.
Official Opening of Mingzhi-Tech GmbH European headquarters in Leipzig
Metals and mining research and consultancy group Wood Mackenzie has identified five trends that will impact the iron ore industry in 2020.
South Africa’s mining industry body on Monday urged the government to bring on stream new private sector power sources to ease the power crisis that has pushed the country to the brink of recession.
Brazil is pushing ahead with plans to allow mining in the indigenous reserves of the Amazon rain forest and will send a bill to Congress later this month to regulate the activity, according to the country’s minister for mines and energy.