Increase in iron ore production of Iran’s major mining companies
Baku, Azerbaijan, Mar. 18
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
The iron ore production of Iran's major mining companies has increased by 19 percent during the 11 months of the current Iranian year (started March 21, 2018), Trend reports referring to the website of Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO).
According to the report, 41.9 million tons of metal ore were produced by Iran’s major iron ore producers in 11 months – this figure, however, stood at 35.1 million tons during the same period last year.
Some 14.4 million tons of iron ore concentrate were produced by Iran's Golgohar Mining & Industrial Company, with Chadormalu Mining and Industrial Company producing 8.2 million tons, Iran Central Iron Ore Co producing 4.9 million tons, Middle East Mines & Mineral Industries Development Holding Company producing 4.57 million tons, Gohar Zamin Iron Co producing 4.06 million tons, Opal Parsian Sangan Co. producing 2.76 million tons, National Industrial and Mining Development Co (NIMID) producing 1.41 million tons, Sabanour Mining and Industrial Development Company producing 1.02 million tons, and the Jalalabad Complex belonging to Iran Minerals Production and Supply Company producing 475,000 tons.
According to the report, 6 large companies produced 6.03 million tons of iron ore granule in 11 months, which shows a 15-percent increase when compared to last year’s figures for the same period – namely, 5.22 million tons.
Meanwhile, Opal Parsian Sangan Co. produced 1.74 million tons of of iron ore granule, while Sabanour Mining and Industrial Development Company produced 1.62 million tons, Iranian Central Plateau Iron Ore Mines Complex produced 916,000 tons, Chadormalu Mining and Industrial Company produced 378,000 tons, and Mishdovan Complex belonging to Iran Minerals Production and Supply Company produced 62,200 tons.