Aluminum production by major companies rises 3.2% in 8 months yr/yr

December 8, 2018

TEHRAN- Iran’s major aluminum producers produced 231,031 tons of aluminum during the eight-month period from March 21 to November 21, which shows 3.2 percent growth from the figure of the same period of time in the past year, according to the data released by the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO).

IMIDRO data put the output of these producers at 223,877 tons during the eight-month period of the past year, IRIB reported on Saturday.

In September, the head of IMIDRO announced that a large aluminum production plant will be put into operation in the south of the country by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2019).

Mehdi Karbasian said that the 300,000-ton capacity plant will be the largest and most modern aluminum production plant in Iran.

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