NICICO in Five Years: More Than 400 Thousand Tons of Copper Cathode Production
Mining News Pro - CEO of National Iranian Copper Industries Company said that the company already hit the last year’s export in the first half of this year and hopes that the export situation will get better in H2. He believes that mining operations of NICICO must reach over 350 mt.
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According to Mining News Pro - In an interview with Mining News Agency, Ardeshir SadMohammadi, said that the company already hit the last year’s export in the first half of this year. “We hope to have more convenient export situation in the second six months of this year.”

“We are determined to produce more than 300 thousand tons of copper cathode next year for the first time in NICICO history. Currently we produced more than 200 thousand tons,” he said.

“In the next five year, we try to reach more that 400 thousand tons of copper cathode production and we have definite development plans in this regard. Currently, mining operations are approximately 180 million tons per year. For reaching our target in future, we must extend it to more than 350 million tons,” he insisted.

For this reason, Iranian Copper Industries Company is planning to reach its goals in the next five years. The point is that these plans are for the production of copper concentrate because as the exploration and production increases in the mining sector as well as the formation of smelting units, concentrate production be taken more serious than before.


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