Organik Madencilik to open Turkey’s first vermiculite mine
Published: Saturday, 26 September 2015
A JV between Turkey’s Yildrim Group and Greek miner S&B, Organik is planning to produce vermiculite from the Karakoc deposit in central Turkey and is intending to tap into markets where shortages have seen the mineral substituted for perlite in the past.
Organik Madencilik is looking to set up
Turkey’s first and only vermiculite mine. Based in
Sivas in central Turkey, the company is a partnership between
Yildirim Group and Greek mining group S&B, which is now
owned by France-based Imerys.
The joint venture (JV) plans to develop the...