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Capabilities in Industry Sector:

During current years, Zanjan province due to its exceptional conditions and location has experienced a quick pace in industrial development and changed to one of the important industrial poles of country. The province in its entire development path has been trying to attract investments in industry and mine sectors. Being located on the route of the transit road, accessibility to infrastructural facilities and equipment in both national and provincial levels and other relative advantages and potentials of Zanjan province have created ideal conditions for industrial activities and centralization of private sector’s investment. Also, in accordance to proper climate of the province, the main fields for investment in industry of this province include: Lead and Zinc, high-pressure electricity power, kinds of tire strings, textile, metal, building construction, food, cellulose, chemical and mineral industries.

The Best Capabilities and Advantages of Zanjan Province in Industry & Mine Sectors are as following:

  • Existence of rich mines of granite, gypsum, silica, kaolin, industrial soil, Iron and … as the basic for establishing and developing mineral and industrial industries and sub-industries;
  • Existence of metallic mineral sources and metal ore reserves for investment in extraction field;
  • Existence of active industrial estates and also several under-construction ones in all sub-provinces of the province;
  • Existence of infrastructural facilities including road, railway, electricity and gas;
  • Main cities of the province are located on route of Tehran-Tabriz and Europe transit road;
  • Existence of Skilled human force and high-educational and vocational training centers.

Industrial Estate Company of Zanjan province has been established in 1990 and started its activity with three industrial estates and now is activating with 17 industrial estates and 5 approved industrial zones. This company has established all infrastructural facilities in 13 industrial estates and zones and in other industrial estates various phases such as land purchase and designing have been carried out.

After merging small industries organization with industrial estates company, not only it has been possible for all industrial units tobe established in industrial estates, but also small industrial organization as a supporting body played important roles in establishing facilities such as coffee-nets, holding training and consulting classes in affiliated companies sites and etc.

Mine Sector:

Due to geological events various reserves have been formed in Zanjan province. At present, more than 169 mines with a reserve of more than 500 million tons have acquired their utilization license from Industry, Mine and Trade Organization of the province. Main mineral substances of these mines are lead, zinc, brasite, silica, industrial soils, feldesphate, gypsum, Iron and … .

Among active mines of the province we can refer to Anguran Lead and Zink mine, potassium mine in Iljagh (pickromerite), Iron mine in Surkheh-Dizaj, pearl and travertine mines in Dandy region, Granite mine in Abhar and Khorram-Darreh and silica (Top-quartz), brasit, prelite, feldesphat and industrial soils mines. Some unique specification and features of Zanjan province are:

*Existence of the biggest lead and zinc mines of Middle East; Gurveh-Gul and Mashpa Brasite mines, Granite reserves in Tarom mountains, passing of silica band from Sultaniyeh mountains, existence of very rich and extended of Feldes- pate mines, lime and clay reservoirs;

*Existence of Anguran lead and zinc mines in this province has made this province to one of the zinc poles of country and a great opportunity for establishing zinc sub-industries such as galvanizing zinc powder, zinc oxide and zinc-sulphate plants has been created . Anguran mine is one of the unique and rare mines from point of high assay metals.

Zanjan Sub-province:

Due to some legal limitations for developing production and industrial activities in Tehran, as the capital of I.R. of Iran, from one side and availability of infrastructural facilities including (Land, water sources, soil, roads, strategic location in the north-west of country, energy transmission lines, national macro-investments and …) from other side have caused a great potential for Zanjan province in attracting investments in industry sector. Some of important industries of the province are: Iran Transfo Company, Pars Switch Company, Iran National zinc and lead company.

Regarding mineral substances existed in zanjan sub-province we can mention Granite, Iron, Rubble stone, mullen stone, Feldesphate, Industrial soil,Bor and copper. Zanjan province with 51 mines, has located 30 percent of Zanjan province mines in its land. The most important mines of the sub-province are:        mine in Ghareh-Gul, Potash in Iljagh, Granite ornamental stone mines in Haji-siran region. In the following mines you will find existed mines and status of active and under-constriction industrial estates located in Zanjan province:

Mines of Zanjan sub-province in 2011

Row

Mine Name

Kind of mineral substance

Annual nominal Extraction Rate(Ton)

Reserve of the mine (Ton)

1

Haji siran (1) Granite

Granite

5000

1654275

2

Haji siran (2) Granite

Granite

4000

20000

3

Haji siran(3) Granite

Granite

5000

230000

4

Haji siran(4) Granite

Granite

4000

50000

5

Haji siran (5) Granite

Granite

3000

50000

6

Lower Varmazyar Granite

Granite

3500

100000

7

Soleiman Bulaqi(1) Granite

Granite

5000

16500

8

Om Abad(1) Granite

Granite

3000

135000

9

Om Abed(2) Granite

Granite

5000

100000

10

Kebrik Granite

Granite

2500

50000

11

Habash Granite

Granite

7500

200,000

12

Emam Granite

Granite

10000

100000

13

Chorzagh Feldespate

Feldespate

5000

50000

14

Morrasa’ Feldespate

Feldespate

10000

527000

15

Duran-e-Reihan Feldespate

Feldespate

10000

2000,000

16

Jannat Ulang(1) Feldespate

Feldespate

5000

1000000

17

Jannat Ulang (2) Feldespate

Feldespate

3000

1000000

18

Zangin Feldespate

Feldespate

7000

60000

19

Dmirlou Industrial Soil

Industrial soil

7000

200000

20

Ebrahim-Abad Gypsum

Gypsum

40000

4933000

21

Chapar gypsum

Gypsum

50000

800000

22

Aghbulaq Arbat Lime

Lime

6000

920000

23

Azhdahatoo Teravertine

Cube rubble hulk

14000

375000

24

Chomalou warm water silica

Warm-water silica

5000

1000000

25

Mashpa

Bor

2000

30000

26

Och Bulaq rubble stone

Rubble stone

10000

754000

27

Bahram Beig rubble stone

Rubble stone

15000

500000

28

Guljeh Mosic rubble stone

Rubble stone

3000

35000

29

North Bahram Beig rubble stone

Rubble stone

10000

100000

30

Gharlough rubble stone

Rubble stone

40000

350000

31

And-Abad rubble stone

Rubble stone

25000

1050000

32

Dizaj Abad rubble stone

Rubble stone

10000

3750000

33

Eslam-Abad rubble and stone

Rubble and stone

20000

120000

34

Bahram Beig(2) Stone

Rubble stone

11000

70000

35

Saghal Tuli rubble stone

Rubble stone

6000

350000

36

Zaker Iron

Iron

10000

500000

37

Guljik Iron

Iron

10000

100000

38

Shahbulaqi Iron

Iron

10000

150000

39

Ghuzlou Iron

Iron

8000

100000

40

Hossein Abad Iron

Iron

15000

160000

41

Gulestan-Abad Iron

Iron

5000+3000

1295000

42

Uzaj Iron

Iron

15000

90000

43

Zangi kouh mosaic rubble stone

Mosaic rubble stone

3000

500000

44

Idehlou rubble stone

Sand and gravel

50000

500000

45

Choreh Nab-e-Zarnan Iron

Iron

20000

100,000

46

Sari-kand Manganez

Manganez

2000

55000

47

Guzlou Marble

Marble

5000

15000000

48

Turpakhlou Barite

Barite

7000

5000

49

Sheikh Jabber Marble

Marble

10000

300000

50

Kurd Kandi Copper

Copper

5000

43500

51

Iljagh potas

Potas

50000

2000000

 

Active and Under-construction Industrial Estates of Zanjan province

Name of Industrial Estate /Zone

Status of the Estate

Distance of Industrial Estate from Zanjan city(km)

Land Area of the Estate (h)

Road of Industrial

Estate / Zone

Electricity power Existence in Industrial Estate/ Zone

Gas Available in industrial Estate/

Zone

Water Available in industrial

Estate/ Zone

Tele phone Avail- able in industrial Estate/ Zone

Land price

In industrial Estate/ Area (m2/ Rial)

Ready workshops

Zanjan(1)

Land allocation

2.5

567.43

Exist

Exist

Exist

Exist

Exist

588000

Exist

Zanjan(2)

Land allocation

8

320

Exist

Exist

Exist

Exist

Exist

294000

Not-Exist

Zanjan(3)

Approved

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Industrial Zone for constructingwork shop

Approved

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Zinc specific industrial estate

Land allocation

5

176.42

Exist

Exist

Exist

Exist

Exist

619500

-

Armaqan khaneh industrial estate

Approved

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Zanjan(4)

Approved

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 

Abhar Sub-province:

Abhar sub-province has six industrial estates by the names of Hidaj, Sharif, Ofugh, Abhar4, Sultaniyeh, Sain Ghaleh out of which only 2 ones are ready for establishing industrial units. In accordance to the last census, there are 123 active large sized industrial work-shops and 8287 people are employed in them. Main industries activating in Abhar Sub-province are 20 food and drink industrial units, 36 textile industrial units, one tannery, bag and shoes industrial units, two wood and wood goods industrial units, Rubber and plastic industrial units, 16 non-metallic industrial units and 2 engine vehicles.

While comparing these industries, it becomes obvious that investment in textile industries is more eye-catching in Abhar sub-province.

Abhar sub-province has relative capabilities in infrastructural sector; if these facilities were developed from quality and quantity points of view, could have a real role in continuation, establishment and development of other industries. This province ranks second in employment and number of industrial units in Zanjan province.

During recent years, some parts of plastic casting company has been translocated  to Abhar and some changes has been made in its products of this company, and now some new various plastic parts and pieces are produced in this company. Additionally, production line of some parts of Saipa Diesel Company has been translocated to this sub-province. Generally speaking, due to existence of infrastructural facilities in Abhar sub-province and also its specific status from geographical and political points of views and proper road connections with other regions, this sub-province will have industrial development in the near future which will cause investment in this sub-province very reasonable and justifiable. As a sample for our claims, the highest centralization co-efficient, which equals two, belongs to Abhar sub-province.

Food, non-metallic and metallic mineral industries are three more developed industries in Abhar sub-province.

At present, 42 percent of rural industries and created job opportunities are located in Abhar sub-province and also the highest location centralization coefficient of job-creation capacities, which belongs to 2.5, belongs to this sub-province.

 

Capabilities and Potentials of Abhar Sub-province in Industry Sector:

  • Being located on transit road, free-way, railway and …;
  • Vicinity with important industrial provinces of country especially Qazvin and Tehran;
  • Existing of strong industrial production units in textile, automobile parts and non-metallic mineral industries;
  • Availability of electricity, gas and oil transmission network;
  • Having high water potentials and proper capacity in mine sector;
  • Most suitable background for establishing processing industries in agricultural, gardening and livestock.

 Abhar sub-province has 45 mines allocating 26 percent of mines of the province to itself. There are 13 silica mines in Abhar sub-province and more than 700,000 tons of silica is extracted from these mines per year; which not only supply the province needs to this mineral substance, but also provide some parts of needs of other provinces too. Additionaly, this sub-province has 6 Iron ores mines, for example Surkheh Dizaj iron and pearl mine, and is considered as the highest producer of Iron ore in all over of country. Some other mines of this sub-province are Granite, industrial soil and Kaolin. The most important mines of this sub-province are Qiziljeh Shahbulaqi, Tahmasb-Abad, Kelangraz and Chalchugh Qizilchough silica mines, Govader and Khoransanlow granite mines.

You will find specifications of mines of Abhar sub-province in below mentioned table.

            Mimes of Abhar sub-province mines in 2011

Row

Mine Name

Annual Nominal Extraction Rate (Ton)

Mine Reserve (Ton)

1

Asad-Abad lime

10000

264000

2

Cheshin (A) silica

10000

1000000

3

Tahmasb-Abad silic

20000

500000

4

KHorasanlow(1) Granite

4000

1266388

5

Khorasanlow(2) Granite

3000

1500 000

6

Khorasanlow(3) Granite

3000

5000 000

7

Khorasanlow(4) Granite

3500

100000

8

Govader Granite

4000

1500 000

9

Govader(1) Granite

8000

2235884

10

Govader(2) Granite

5000

263580

11

Gul sang Granite

4000

155000

12

Kuh-zin(2) Granite

3000

45000

13

Darsjin Travertine

5000

27000

14

Gavdarreh Kaolin

10000

300000

15

Khorasanlow Kaolin

10000

450000

16

Bahavar Industrial soil

5000

500000

17

Gheshlagh Industrial soil

7000

700 000

18

Eslam-Abad Industrial soil

5000

340000

19

Mershoon insustrial soil

15000

3200000

20

Khorasanlow Industrial soil

10000

165235

21

Amir(1) Granite

3500

91510

22

Amir(2)Granite

10000

130000

23

Chalchough Silica

30000

700000

24

Chalchough(2) Silica

25000

600000

25

Kelangraz Silica

15000

5470000

26

Qiziljeh Shahbulaqi Silica

150000

4900000

27

Surkhojeh-Dizaj Pozzolan

100000

1000000

28

Bashkand Iron

20000

200000

29

Guzaldarreh Iron

10000

100000

30

Guzaldarreh Dulomite

12500

360000

31

Viestan Rubble stone

50000

1000000

32

Morvariyeh Iron

265000

2000000

33

Arjin Iron

2000

11200

34

Surkhjeh Dizaj Iron

400000

3300000

35

Ali-Abad Iron

26000

1300000

36

Barik Abad Lead and Zinc

3500

27500

37

Khorasanlow Rubble stone

20000

3000000

38

Ghohjin Silica

10000

800000

39

Shivrin Silica

30000

655000

40

Shekar Cheshmeh Silica

10000

400000

41

Valayesh Granite

3000

50000

42

Aznab Silica

10000

700000

43

Turkandeh Silica

10000

3400000

44

Turkandeh(2) Silica

20000

450000

45

Urneh Silica

10000

2400000

 

 

Active and Under-construction Industrial Estates in Abhar Sub-province:

Name of Industrial Estate /Zone

Status of the Estate/ Zone

Distance

between the Estate and capital city of the province

Land Area of the Estate/ Zone(h)

Road to the

Estate /Area

Indus-trial Electri-city power

in the

Estate/ Zone

Gas in the Estate/

Zone

Water available in the

Estate/ Zone

Tele phone line available in the

Estate/ Zone

Land price

(per m2/Rials)

Ready work shops

Hidaj

Land allocation

12

66.11

Exist

Exist

Exist

Exist

Exist

241500

Exist

Sharif

Land allocation

8

84.22

Exist

Exist

Exist

Exist

Exist

294000

-

Ofugh

Land allocation

10

765.75

Exist

Exist

Don’t exist

Exist

Don’t exist

294000

-

Abhar(4)

Approved

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Sultaniyeh

Approved

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Sain-Ghaleh

Preparation stage

-

100

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 

Khoda-bandeh Sub-province

Regarding to industries established in this sub-province, we can refer to Khoda-bandeh cement plant. The constructional operation of this plant has been started in 2009 and its capacity is 2000 tons per year. Located in 12th km of Gheidar town, the company has started its first stage production utilization by means of machinery purchased from Shahrkurd Cement Plant. The needed clinker is supplied by the plants located near to this plant. Additionally, Zanjan cement plant capacity is 1800 tons per year, which will be started up in near future.

Khoda-bandeh sub-province has 15 mines, including 8.8 percent of total mines of Zanjan province. The main mines of this sub-province are: raw substances for cement production, silica, gypsum, salt, rubble stone and one lead and zinc mine. About 750000 tons of mineral substances is extracted from Khoda-bandeh sub-province mines and main part of these materials are cement production raw material. Silica is the second mineral substance extracted from mines of this sub-province and is in second rank after cement production raw material. The most important mines of this sub-province are Arqin 1&2 cement raw substances mines, Dehjalal and Yengejeh silica mines, Gumoosh-Tappeh lead and zinc mines and hydro salt mine of Saeed Mohammad. It is better to know that, little studies and extraction operation has been done in mine sector of Khoda-bandeh sub-province. Specifications of mines of this sub-province are as following:

 

Mines of Khodabandeh Sub-province in 2011

Row

Mine Name

Annual nominal Extaction Rate (Ton)

Mine Reserve (Ton)

1

Gil Gypsum

40000

700000

2

Darband Travertine

10000

200000

3

Gheider Cement raw substances

1000000

60000000

4

Arqin(2) Limed Maren

20000

7500000

5

Arqin Cement raw substances

800000

50000000

6

Vick Silica

10000

1000000

7

Dehjalal Silica

40000

500000

8

Yengajeh Silica

50000

10000000

9

Surkheh Dizaj Silica

15000

750000

10

Gujilagh Rubble stone

50000

500000

11

Saeed Mohammad hydro salt

1000

-

12

Kursof Lime Rubble Stone

10000

264000

13

Gumosh Tappeh Lead & Zinc

10000

200000

14

Jerin Barite

2000

32000

15

Ghanli Chupoghlow Silica

10000

2000000

 

Industrial estate of this sub-province has been established in a land with an area of 50h out of which 33.41h is industrial land. At present, 9 industrial units are activating in this estate and 40 units have concluded purchase agreement with the company in total.

Name of Industrial Estate /Zone

Status of the Estate/ Zone

Distance

Of the Estate / Zone from capital city of the province

Land Area of the Estate/ Zone(h)

Road to the

Estate /Zone

Electri-city power

in the

Estate/ Zone

Gas in the Estate/

Zone

Water Available in the

Estate/ Zone

Tele phone line in the

Estate/ Zone

Land price

(per m2/Rials)

Ready work shops

Khoda-bandeh

Land allocation

5

50

Exist

Exist

Exist

Exist

Exist

210000

-

Dou-tappeh

Approved

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 

 

Khorram-Darreh Sub-province:

Khorram-Darreh sub-province with 10 mines ranks six in the province.

The most important mineral substance of this province is ornamental granite stone and some reservoirs of copper and silica. In the below coming table you will find specifications of mines of this sub-province:

 

Mines of Khorram-Darreh sub-province in 2011

Row

Mine Name

Annual Nominal Extraction Rate (Ton)

Mine Reserve (Ton)

1

Palas(2) Granite

4000

165000

2

Palas(3) Granite

3000

500000

3

Alvand(2) Granite

5000

680000

4

Alvand(4)Granite

4500

50000

5

Khalifehlow(1) Granite

7500

6250000

6

Khalifehlow(2) Granite

4000

50000

7

Khalifehlow(3) Granite

4000

400000

8

Falaj Silica

15000

800000

9

Khalifehlou Copper

12000

60000

10

Khalifehlow(4) Granite

13000

1500000

 

 

 

Important companies are activating in food, chemical, mineral, agricultural and … fields, out of which three companies have more than 100 employers. Large sized companies such as cultivation and industry are activating in producing and yielding Kinds of fruits, poultries, milch cow and …, for example Minoo company. Pre-fabricated Madan-Karan Company is activating in producing some mineral products such as silica and pre-fabricated bricks. The industrial estate of the sub-province has been established in a land with an area of 305h and is read for new plants establishment.

 Active and Under-construction Industrial Estates of Khorram-Darreh Sub-province:

Name of Industrial Estate /Zone

Status of the Estate/ Area

Distance

Of the Estate / Zone from capital city of the province

Land Area of the Estate/ Zone (h)

Road to the

Estate /Zone

Electri-city power

In the

estate/ Zone

Gas in the Estate/

Zone

Water in the

Estate/ Zone

Tele phone line in the

Estate/ Zone

Land price

(per m2/Rials)

Ready work shops

Khorram- darreh

Land allocation

5

304.44

Exist

Exist

Exist

Exist

Exist

294000

-

 

Tarom Sub-province:

Regarding industry status in Tarom sub-province we can refer to workshops activating all over it. Among these workshops, 35% is activating in welding and aluminum, 15% in wood and the remaining in non-metallic industries (Building construction).

Gilvan olive oil extraction plant, tomato paste processing plant and oil-extraction plant of Tarom industrial zone are the most important industrial factories of this sub-province. In accordance to surveys, Carpet weaving is current in 43 villages and there are 900 carpet scaffold  in these villages where about 6.3 thousand square meters of carpet is woven. It should be mentioned that 40 percent of these carpets are silk and the remaining are general ones. About 2800 persons are employed in carpet industry.

Tarom sub-province has 5 mines, but none of them are active. The most important mineral mines of this sub-province are Zaj-Kandi Alunite with 80 million tons of alunite and 50 million tons of kaolinite which is an ideal field for investment for producing Aluminum from alunite. Other mines of Tarom sub- province includes gypsum, Pozzolan, sand and mountain gravel.

Additionally, there are copper and industrial soils reserves in this sub-province which are under exploration. Features of mines which have license are as below mentioned.

Mines of Tarom Sub-province in 2011

Row

Mine Name

Annual Nominal Extraction Rate (Ton)

Mine Reserve (Ton)

1

Gilvan Gypsum

20000

150000

2

Gilvan Rubber stone

200000

3000000

3

Zajkandi Alunite

50000

80000000

4

Yakhman Pozzolan

50000

800000

5

Elzin Gypsum

30000

300000

 

 

 

Among investment advantages of Tarom sub-province in industry field we can refer to sulphate crystal, processing Alumina from Aluminum, processing kaolin, potato products, garlic, onion in (powder, granule, French and puree), processing olive, pharmaceutical herbs, ready and semi-readymade foods.

Active and Under-construction Industrial Estates in Tarom Sub-province:

Name of Industrial Estate /Zone

Status of the Estate/ Zone

Distance

Of the Estate / Zone from capital city of the province

Land Area of the Estate/ Zone(h)

Road to the

Estate /Zone

Electri-city power

in the

Estate/ Zone

Gas in the Estate/

Zone

Water in the

Estate/ Zone

Tele phone line in the

Estate/ Zone

Land price

(per m2/Rial)

Ready work shops

Tarom industrial estate

Land allocation

1

50

Exist

Exist

Exist

Exist

Don’t Exist

241750

-

Tarom industrial

Zone

Land allocation

1

14.64

Exist

Exist

Exist

Exist

Exist

189000

-

 
 

Mahneshan Sub-province:

There are 11 industrial units in this sub-province and in mine sector there are 33 ones which consist 19.5 percent of total mines of the province. The main mines of the sub-province are Anguran lead and zinc mine which is the biggest lead and zinc in the Middle East and the third active mine with 23 million tons of reserves and annual extraction rate of 700000 tons in all over the world. Among other active mines of this sub-province we can refer to feldespate mine of Moqanlow with 646740 tons of reserves and annual extraction of 10000 tons, mine of Ghareh-Gul with reserves of 8280 tons and annual utilization capacity of 1500 tons .

Tozlar Gold mine with annual extraction of 5000 tons, Travertine mines of Dandy region and Alam-Kandi mine of Iron. It is better to know that this sub-province has a high capacity in various mine sector including gypsum, salt, feldespate, Travertine, Copper, Iron, Manganese, Industrial soil, Lead, Zinc and Gold and reserves rate of active mines of this sub-province reaches more than 48 million tons.

Anguran Lead and Zinc Mine:

Anguran Lead and Zinc mine has been located in Mahneshan sub-province and in 135 km of the south-west of Zanjan city. The nearest village to this mine is Ghalehjugh village with a population of 200 and the nearest town to it is Dandy with a population of 2000. The length of the main road to the mine (Zanjan-Dandy Mine) is about 120 km and temperature diversity in day and night and also seasons is very high in mine located region. About 500 persons are employed in the mine and reservoir of mine is 23 million tons. Due to existence of Anguran lead and Zinc mine in this region, many industrial units have been established in processing and also producing ingot. About 4000 people are employed in this sector. In below table, you will find mines features of Mahneshan sub-province.

                         

 

 Mahneshan Sub-province Mines in 2011

Row

Mine Name

Annual Nominal Extraction Rate (Ton)

Mine Reserve (Ton)

1

Moqanlow(1) Feldes-

Pate

10000

36000

2

Maqanlow(2) Feldes-

Pate

10000

646700

3

Qiziljeh Feldespate

500

55000

4

Sadyek Sahand Feldespate

22000

1000000

5

Ghareh Zaker Industrial soil

10000

415000

6

Mirakhoor Industrial soil

4000

600000

7

Siyah khaneh Industrial soil

10000

400000

8

Khalej Industrial soil

10000

200000

9

Kaltakeh Industrial soil

6000

300000

10

Ghareh Naz Industrial soil

6000

230000

11

Suntoo Gypsum

30000

1000000

12

Mahneshan Tulk shist

10000

150000

13

Ghizlar Gunbadi prelite

10000

474000

14

Kapaz(1) Travertine

5000

63000

15

Kapaz(2)Travertine

25000

300000

16

Kapaz(3) Travertine

10000

80000

17

Anguran Teravertine

25000

1000000

18

Amiran Travertine

15000

350000

19

Sadegh Dandy Teravertine

20000

350000

20

Iron and Manganese Dandy

45000

480000

21

Anguran Lead and Zinc

250000

23000000

22

Sari Aqul Lead and Zinc

50000

400000

23

Douzkand Salt

5000

-

24

Seiydlar Salt

10000

-

25

Miyanaj Sulphate Maniazum and Mineral Water

800

63000

26

Ghareh-Gul

1500

5280

27

Gharaee Rubble and Mullen stone

-

500000

28

Yengejeh Salt

-

30000

29

Ghuzlow Copper

-

50000

30

Touzlar Gold

50000

900000

31

Alam kandi Iron

22000

450000

32

Alam Kandi Lead and Zinc

10000

175000

33

Ielan Gypsum

15000

420000

 

 

 

 The Main Active Industrial Units Established in Mahneshan Sub-province is as below:

Name of the plant

Product

Dandy Zinc processing Company

Zinc Ingot

Kalsimin company ( Dandy Lead & Zinc)

Zinc Ingot

Dandy Zinc melting Company

Zinc Ingot

Touzlar Gold Company

Gold mud

Mahneshan Insulator Company

Humid Insulator

Mahfam Rose Company

Salt

Ebrahim Abad Forked Rd. Asphalt Factory

Asphalt

Ili Bulaq Forked Rd. Asphalt Factory

Asphalt

Sahand Dried Fruits Company

Gardening dried fruits

 

 

 

Active and Under-construction Industrial Estates of Mahneshan Sub-province:

Name of Industrial Estate /Zone

Status of the Estate/ Zone

Distance

Of the Estate / Zone from capital city of the province

Land Area of the Estate/ Zone(h)

Road to the

Estate /Zone

Electri-city power

in the

Estate/ Zone

Gas in the Estate/

Zone

Water in the

Estate/ Zone

Tele phone line in the

Estate/ Zone

Land price

(per m2/Rial)

Ready work shops

Mahneshan

Land allocation

5

58.85

Exist

Exist

Exist

Exist

Exist

173250

-

Anguran

Land allocation

30

108

Exist

Exist

Don’t Exist

Exist

Don’t Exist

252000

-

 

 

 

Ijrood sub-province:

Due to existence of various mineral substances reserves such as silica, limestone, lime, Gypsum, Industrial soil, Bantunite, backgrounds are ready for establishing cement, Iron casting, ore fertilizer and building brick production plants. Utilized total mineral reserves utilized rate of this sub-province is 2,690,000 tons, and unutilized and non-active mines reserves is more than 6,147,500 tons. Main mineral substances of this sub-province are granite, gypsum, lime and industrial soil and total active mines are 9 including gypsum, rubber limestone, copper and iron. Since cement production plant has been established in this sub-province, so exploration license for exploring cement raw materials has been issued and its operation permit license is going to be issued.

In below table you will find mines specifications of Ijrood sub-province.

Specification of Mines in Ijrood Sub-province in 2011

Row

Mine Name

Annual Nominal Extraction Rate (Ton)

Mine Reserve (Ton)

1

Ghamcheh-chay Gypsum

75000

500000

2

Saeed-Abad Gypsum

40000

1200000

3

Saeed-Abad(2) Gypsum

30000

600000

4

Haj Gheshlagh Gypsum

20000

700000

5

Ghamcheh-chay(2) Gypsum

12000

120000

6

Halab Rubble stone

25000

250000

7

Ghamcheh-chay Lime

10000

700000

8

Saien Lime

10000

100000

9

Baqkandi Iron

25000

420000

 

Some industrial projects such as processing industries, food-stuff processing industries, flour production plant, and milk and dairy products processing plant, industrial slaughter houses for livestock and poultries, agricultural research center, agricultural tools and accessories production plant have been established in this sub-province. Additionally, some projects in industrialization of agriculture such as establishing pressured irrigational system, studying and establishing mud-dams for collecting and managing surface water sources have been constructed in this sub-province. There are good opportunities for investment in producing prefabricated concrete parts and pieces, zinc ingot, copper melting and stone-cutting fields.

 

Active and Under-construction Industrial Estates of Ijrood Sub-province:

Name of Industrial Estate /Zone

Status of the Estate/ Zone

Distance

Of the Estate / Zone from capital city of the province

Land Area of the Estate/ Zone(h)

Road to the

Estate /Zone

Electri-city power

In the

estate/ Zone

Gas in the Estate/

Zone

Water in the

Estate/ Zone

Tele phone line in the

Estate/ Zone

Land price

(per m2/Rial)

Ready work shops

Ijrood

Land purchase

-

0

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Ijrood industrial zone

Land allocation

1

8

Exist

Exist

Exist

Exist

Exist

220500

-

 

 

General Specifications of Zanjan Province In Industry and Mine Sector:

  • Existence of numerous natural advantages (numerous water sources, enough energy due to passing oil and gas transmission lines, rich mineral sources especially zinc, lead, industrial soils, kaolin with high assay, granite with proper quality);
  • Large sized plants and factories activating in mineral and metal, chemical, pharmaceutical, food, spinning and weaving, construction, electricity and electronics, wood and cellulous industries and existence of necessary backgrounds and high tendencies to more development in these industries;
  • Establishing refinery with the capacity of 25 million liters per day for producing kinds of gas-oil, white-oil and gasoline;
  • Establishing Ore and Ammoniac processing plant with the annual capacity of 677 thousand tons of ammoniac in the first phase and 1073 thousand tons of ore in the second phase;
  • Establishing Methanol processing plant with the capacity of 400 thousand tons per year;
  • Establishing Chloride Potassium, Magnesium and Sulphate processing plant with the capacity of 44 thousand tons per year;
  • Establishing rail production high-industries plants in the IRICO specific industrial estate;
  • Establishing high-pressure electricity high-industries for producing transformer;
  • Participating in producing new constructional materials;
  • Existence of equipped industrial estates and zones and several new industrial estates which are being equipped or prepared;
  • Supplying needed costs and expenditures for establishing industrial estates in undeveloped regions;
  • Existence of governmental supports from private sector interested in establishing industrial estates;
  • Existence of high education and vocational training centers which educate and train knowledged and skilled human sources needed for industrial plants;
  • Existence of young, educated and skilled human sources in various engineering, base science, agriculture due to capabilities and facilities of the province including (high education academic and vocational training centers);
  • Existence of wide and extended internal markets  (due to the vicinity of the province with West Azarbaijan, East Azarbaijan, Qazvin, Hamedan, Kurdistan and Gilan provinces which allocate 25 percent of total population of country to themselves);
  • Existence of ready and extending foreign markets in neighboring courtiers for products of large sized plants and factories activating in mineral and metal, chemical, pharmaceutical, food and agricultural industries, clothes and textile, electricity and electronics, and having rich experiences in trade exchange with neighboring countries located in north-west of the province including (Turkey and Azerbaijan, the republic and …);
  • Having high capability in producing various handicrafts and other arts (minimum in 7 fields) such as Kilim (short napped coarse carpet, coarse blanket, carpet weaving due to existence of raw material with high quality in the region;
  • Existence of eye-catching iron reserves in the region;
  • Existence of rich reserves of lead, zinc, feldesphate, Industrial soils, and other mineral substances as the basis for establishing mineral industries;
  • Existence of suitable capacities for road transportation of goods in the region;
  • Existence of powerful and well equipped infrastructural facilities such as (railway, freeway, gas, oil and high pressure electricity transmission lines);
  •  Existence of well-equipped industrial plants activating in electricity and electronic, textile and food stuff fields;
  • Accessibility to electricity, gas and oil high pressure transmission pipe lines
  • Existence of eye-catching reserves of lead, zinc, granite, gypsum, silica, kaolin, industrial soils, feldesphate, brasite, salt, Prelite and … which have created necessary backgrounds for establishing mining industries and sub-industries;
  • Existence of  enormous and numerous agricultural and livestock products for developing food and processing industries (olive, grape, grains, wheat, onion, garlic, white meat, herbs and …);
  • Existence of high potentials in metal mineral substances for investing in exploration stage.