Coal extraction rises 25% in 9 months on year

January 6, 2019 - 22:25

TEHRAN- Coal extraction increased 25 percent in Iran during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-Decemebr 21, 2018) compared to the same period of time in the past year, IRNA reported on Sunday quoting Industry, Mining and Trade Minister Reza Rahmani.

The minister said that some 1.25 million tons of coal were extracted during the nine-month period of this year while the figure was about one million tons in the same time span of the previous year.
Iran extracted 1.371 million tons of coal during the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20, 2018), falling from 1.688 million tons in its preceding year, according to the data released by Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO).

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