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Iran’s Metal Exports Rise Sharply

By John Lee. Exports of zinc, aluminum, and molybdenum value chains were up 65%, 28%, and 30% respectively in the first nine months of the Iranian calander year. According to MNA, zinc chain exports reached 149,000 tons, valued at $302.3 million, a 5% increase in weight and a 65% increase in value compared to 21 […]

MRC expands Iran Operations

Australian-based Mineral Commodities Ltd (ASX:MRC) through its wholly owned Iranian subsidiary Madan Rahjo Kanyab Company has announced that it has entered into agreements to acquire existing operations and to joint venture with in-country partners to explore and develop copper, gold, cobalt, nickel, zinc and potash-lithium projects in Iran. The Company has been actively establishing its […]

$1bn Deal to Develop Iranian Zinc Mine

By John Lee. The state-run Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organisation (IMIDRO) has signed a deal with a consortium of six private companies to develop Mehdiabad, one of the world’s largest zinc mines. The group is led by the Mobin mining company, and the deal will involve “mine operation and construction of […]

Russia Investigates Hydrocarbons and Metals in Iran

Russia’s Rosgeo is considering gas, oil, gold and ore projects in Iran. CEO Roman Panov (pictured) told TASS: “Geophysical exploration of gas fields in the South Caspian region and services of drilling technologies and enhanced oil recovery are considered in respect of hydrocarbons. “We are viewing proposals on aerial geophysical studies of promising areas and […]