Increase of nine hundred and fifty-nine million tons of mineral reserves in Fars province

Increase of nine hundred and fifty-nine million tons of mineral reserves in Fars province
  • 2020-05-23
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Head of Fars Province Industry Organization: According to the plans made last year, the definite mineral reserves in Fars province have reached nine hundred and fifty-nine million tons.

According to the International Iranian Stone Exhibition, Hamid Reza Izadi in the 11th session of the Mining Council, stating that last year, two hundred and fifty-two mining licenses were issued in the province, said: the province's definite mineral reserves during this period more than nine hundred and fifty And it has increased by nine million tons and reached three and four billion tons.

He added: "During the past year, seventy-three exploration licenses and discovery certificates have been issued at a high operating cost of 8 billion rials in the mining sector of Fars province."

He stated that during this period, forty-seven exploitation licenses have been issued in the field of mining with an investment of six hundred and ninety billion rials in this province, and specified: with the issuance of this number of exploitation licenses, three hundred and thirty-seven people will be directly employed. Has been.

Izadi added: "The definitive reserves of minerals in the new mines are more than nine hundred and fifty-nine million tons, and with the issuance of this number of exploitation licenses in the mining sector, two and a half million tons will be added to the province's mineral extraction capacity."

Izadi pointed out that Fars province with the annual extraction of fifty-one million tons of minerals of a province prone to mineral resources such as marble and porcelain, refractory and industrial soil, construction plaster, dolomite, silica, lime, salt, manganese, Iron, copper, etc., added: "Six hundred and forty-eight mines in the province have operating licenses, which are about three and four billion tons of definite reserves of these mines."

He mentioned the export destinations of mines in Fars province as China for Iraqi decorative stones, as well as clinker cement in Qatar, Oman, Kenya, South Korea and Vietnam.

The head of Fars Industry, Mining and Trade Organization added: "This year, a study and research project of the mining sector under the title of the province's mining and mineral industry roadmap is being carried out with the cooperation of Shiraz University and in the exploration section in the north and northeast exploration area Including the cities of Bavanat, Eghlid, Khorrambid, Abadeh, Sarchehan and parts of Arsanjan, Dolomite zone in the southern and southwestern counties of the province, exploratory studies in Noorabad and Rostam counties, quaternary areas of Qatar and Neyriz region, ongoing studies.