Iraq has the second largest reserves of phosphates

Geological Survey confirmed affiliated to the Ministry of Industry and Minerals that Iraq has the largest reserves of phosphate after Maghreb, showed that the new trend in the industry is now about geological silicon industries.

The Director General of the Commission Khaldun Bassam in a written statement received / JD / copy of it: that Iraq possesses tremendous wealth of mineral resources unexploited so far the most important of phosphate, which Iraq has the largest reserves after the Arab Maghreb in addition to having tons of ceramic, sand and silica.

He added: As Iraq has enormous amounts unspecified Lime Stones who enters the cement and Alaptonayat industry which is used in drilling oil wells and these minerals are called scientifically ores to Avelzah.

He pointed out that the country has in addition to these non-metallic minerals to raw minerals that exist in abundance in the Kurdistan region, but it is not known until now because of the instability in that region not available a clear picture of the quantities as well as the exploration of oil also has had a major role in reducing the importance of metallic mineral exploration in the country which led to the reluctance of state direction to mineral exploration.

He explained that the new trend in the industry is now about geological silicon industries that produce a tremendous amount of this industry, which is the basic silica material.

Source:dananernews.com

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The Objectives

  • To discuss and develop opportunities in the mining, mineral and material industries in Iraq.
  • To exhibit and to extend business links with all industries related to mining, minerals and materials in order to explore their suitability for revitalising the industries in Iraq.
  • To bring together government, investors and mining companies to award new licenses for exploration and exploitation of the natural resources of Iraq.
  • To find the best solution for your business to work in Iraq and resolve problems, if any, through direct talks with the Minister, Senior Advisors or Director Generals of the relevant industry.
  • To re-evaluate the topographical and political map of Iraq pointing out the best suited areas for the mining industry.
  • To develop networks as well as business cooperation and collaboration between governments, local industries. bankers, investors and their international counterparts.

Key Topics

  • Iraq's long-term view on trade and development
  • Future outlook of key minerals and commodities
  • Business in Iraq – the ins and out
  • Phosphates and the Fertilizer Industry
  • Cements and building materials
  • Iraq’s infrastructure and logistics
  • The Iraqi Ministry of Industry and Mining: strategy for growth
  • Iraq's economic reforms
  • The political framework and security assessments

Why Iraq Mining 2017?

Benefit from opportunities to connect with leading ministries, geological surveys and resource companies. Network with critical stakeholders, negotiate business partnerships and showcase projects to high ranking industry and government professionals. Attain world leading insight into potential solutions regarding pressing challenges such as technology transfer and investment barriers in the region. Contribute to the development of infrastructure within exporting countries and create market leading business opportunities.

Why Attend?

Iraq Mining 2017 is an exclusive chance to break into the world’s most promising mining market. Held in partnership with the Ministry of Industry and Minerals, this prestigious event will bring together all key decision-makers under one roof to network, negotiate and develop the wealth of opportunities Iraq has to offer. Iraq Mining 2017 will undoubtedly be the most decisive event on Iraq yet.

  • Meet Iraq’s key decision makers, including Deputy Minister of Industry and Minerals, Special Adviser to the Minister and the Director General of GeoSurv
  • Learn firsthand about the exploration already underway and the new licenses to be issued, with a chance to be part of this exciting process
  • Commodities are on the rise again – act now and be among the first to learn of the significant opportunities in the region
  • Iraq owns a significant proportion of global oil and gas reserves, as well as vast mineral and material resources and strong indications of base metal stores
  • Iraq has some of the largest and most premium reserves in phosphates; interest in these materials and the entire fertilizer industry are booming
  • PPP - Learn how the fertilizer and mining industries will develop, acquire entire plants and mines or get concessions to build new ones
  • Iraq is rebuilding itself and extensive plans are underway for construction in the housing and infrastructure sectors
  • Invest in one of Iraq’s seven major cement plants or sign a deal to build a new one
  • The steel and paint industries as well as the quarries for sediments and building materials are also looking for new investors.
  • Tell your story! Present your business model to the government of Iraq and your peers and secure the most lucrative contracts to date!

Whatever your role is in the mining industry, be it exploration, excavation, policy, financial or legal, you cannot miss out on the opportunities presented at Iraq Mining 2017. Iraq is the place to be and the time to act is now. Beat the rush to one of the world’s most lucrative re-emerging markets and register now!

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