207 mining licenses were activated last year in Semnan province
Deputy Minister of Mines and Mining Industries of the Industry, Mining and Trade Organization of Semnan Province, referring to the issuance of 207 mining licenses in the province last year, said: 16% of all mines in the province are inactive.
According to the International Iranian Stone Exhibition, Mohammad Forouhar said on Sunday in the twentieth session of the Semnan Province Mines Council: With the implementation of the inactivated mines activation plan in Semnan province, the indicators of mine inactivity were divided into seven categories: pathology.
He continued: "According to the researches, about 45% of the mines of Semnan province were inactivated due to the market recession and the low quality of the mineral."
Deputy Minister of Mines and Mining Industries of Semnan Province Industry, Mining and Trade Organization stated: Opposition of government agencies, lack of necessary infrastructure, support mines, inactivity due to safety problems, mines with temporary closure licenses, other indicators of inactivity of mines in Semnan province Is.
He reminded: the number of inactive mines in Semnan province at the beginning of last year was 184 mines, which with the activation of 80 inactive mines and the implementation of the mining activation plan, the number of inactive mines was reduced to 104 mines.
Deputy Minister of Mines and Mining Industries of Semnan Province Industry, Mining and Trade Organization said: 117 exploitation licenses, 25 exploration certificates and 65 mining exploration licenses were issued in Semnan province last year.
The industry and mining sector accounts for 34% of Semnan province's employment and 22% of the province's GDP.
There are 42 known types of minerals in Semnan province and there are more than 626 mines and 22 million tons of minerals are extracted annually. The definite reserves of the mines of this province are about 600 million tons and their probable reserves are about one billion tons. Geological evidence predicts that the province's mineral reserves are more than 2.5 billion tons.
Semnan province has the first rank in terms of production of gypsum, salt, celestine and zeolite, the second rank in the production of sodium sulfate and the third rank in the production of coal and chromite in the country and strengthening the infrastructure helps to fulfill the slogan of the year.
Semnan province has the first rank in terms of production of gypsum, salt, celestine and zeolite, the second rank in the production of sodium sulfate and the third rank in the production of coal and chromite in the country.