18 countries attend Tehran Minex 2019
Tehran is hosting the eighth edition of Investment Opportunities in Iran's Mines and Mining Industries Exhibition, known as Minex 2019. The annual event is one of the largest of its kind in mines and mining industries in the Middles East.
It presents the latest technologies and equipment, services, machineries for mines and mining industries in exploration, excavation, processing, production and export.
Representatives from Canada, South Africa, Japan, China, Pakistan, South Korea, India, Sweden, the Netherlands, Spain and Germany are attending this year's event. This is what they told Press TV regarding the three-day event.
The annual event also aims to introduce investment opportunities in Iran for mining companies worldwide. Minex is organized by the Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade, in cooperation with several other organizations.
Iran is home to 68 types of minerals with more than 37 billion tons of proven reserves and 57 billion tons of potential reserves. According to the United States Geological Survey, Iran is home to more than 7% of the world's mineral reserves.
Source: Press TV