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Mining MoU Signed With Finnish Firm

Mining MoU Signed With Finnish Firm Mining MoU Signed With Finnish Firm

The Geological Survey of Finland, also known by its Finnish acronym GTK, and the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization signed a memorandum of understanding in Tehran on Tuesday for cooperation in the mining sector. The MoU was signed by GTK Director General Mika Nykanen and the head of IMIDRO, Mehdi Karbasian during the First International Mineral Processing Activists Symposium (IMPAS 2016) that opened on Tuesday and ends on Wednesday. The agreement stipulates cooperation in mineral exploration, exploitation, workforce training and research on rare earth elements, IRNA reported. IMPAS 2016, co-organized by the Iranian Mineral Processing Research Center and IMIDRO, is hosting over 300 domestic and foreign experts and industry players from Canada’s Hatch, South Africa’s Mintek and MSA-Group, Germany’s Malgweyn, Finland’s Outotec and Australia’s JKMRC. GTK, founded in 1885, acts as a provider of geological maps of Finland and other countries, and also operates as a research center.

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