Iranian potash promise
Published: Friday, 22 May 2009
Ten years in the making, Iran welcomes its first potash production. Sohrab Mehrabian reports on Iran Potash Co.’s activity in the Khor playa and the potential for magnesia and sodium chloride production
Iran Potash Co. (IPC) became the first Iranian producer of
the potassium bearing fertiliser mineral, potash in mid-2008,
following construction of a plant which started in 1999.
Established through government investment, the plant is on a
5,000 hectare site which extracts the brine resources of the
Khor playa, located in...