Iraq eyes industrial mineral prospects as it diversifies away from oil

By Liz Gyekye
Published: Monday, 27 April 2015

Government encourages foreign investment; Iraq plans to establish new mineral council.

Delegates at the Middle East Mining (Manajim) Conference 2015 in London heard how countries like Iraq are trying to diversify their economies away from oil and gas and focus more on developing their industrial minerals sectors.  Iraq hosts a wide range of mineral deposits dispersed throughout the country and can...

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