Copper concentrate output increases 15% in a month

May 22, 2018 - 4:40

TEHRAN- Iran National Copper Company could produce 107,795 tons of copper concentrate in the first month of the present Iranian calendar year 1397, Farvardin (March 21- April 20), registering 15 percent growth in comparison with the same time in the preceding year, IRNA reported on Monday.

According to the latest data released by Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) the companies under Iran National Copper Company produced 94,116 tons of copper concentrate during the first month of the preceding year.

As Iranian Deputy Industry Minister Mehdi Karbasian announced earlier, Iran’s annual production of copper concentrate witnessed a six-percent-growth in the previous Iranian calendar year 1396.

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