The largest potash mine in Zanjan starts operations.

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July 24, 2016

The largest potash mine in Zanjan starts operations.

Posted by: Shadi Jamili

Zanjan Head of Industries and Mines Branch, said : Salt mine “Ayljaq”, as the province’s second-largest mine, and the country’s largest potash mine was put into operation in the spring of this year . The report, “IRNA”, said Cyrus Mianji:  definite reserve is two million tons and storage potential,an estimated two million and 500 thousand tons.
To stating that the decision regarding beneficiary the transfer and exploitation of large mines is government responsibility, Noted: License  of the mine called Iran industrial minerals potassium permanganate company with the approval of government issued.
Mianji: Full exploitation mode of the mine’s annual revenue, the amount of 43 billion riyals announced and  “Iljaq” mine annual 100 thousand tons of potassium chloride extraction and stripping will be 962 thousand tons.
Head of Industries and Mines Organization of Zanjan noted: After the construction of the processing plant at the mine site and Zanjan, Chloride and potassium sulfate with grade of 50 to 60 percent will be shipped to bazar 25 thousand tons per year.
The amount of investment required to purchase machinery and construction of the processing units  announced 395 billion and he said: With this investment, will be provide 121 direct jobs.
Mianji: Extraction method in the mine as the opened up staircase: After processing modules, in the first year and with 80 percent of capacity, Second year, completed in the third year with 90 percent can produce 75 percent Kaynyt, and 25 percent Sylvnyt.
(Daily World Economy)