Rise of Exploration Activities in the Country by Cooperation of GSI and Development and Renovation Organization
GSI news section-Eng. Aqayi, the mines affairs deputy of Industry and Mine Ministry in interview with the news group of GSI said that exploration operation of Geological Survey of Iran (GSI) is managed ...
He explained: "Minerals exploration development has been considerable during last years as preparing 1:100000 maps of all across the country have been finished and preparing 1:250000 maps of various areas will be finished until the end of 4th year development plan as up to now, the mineral reserve has been 55 billion tons in the country".
And he added: "GSI has developed in field of mineral exploration by necessary software and hardware equipment and expert powers and establishment of geosciences database along with founding scientific and news cites".
Eng. Aqayi indicated that exploration operation and recognition of mineral reserves and collection of geological base data are implemented by GSI according consultation between the administrators of Development and Renovation Organization and GSI and detail exploration operation and fund allocation accomplished by Development and Renovation Organization like last years.
But, general director of mines affairs rejected this news and said: "duty of Development and Renovation Organization is only accomplishing detail exploration operation and minerals production and exploitation and should be applied the base data of GSI in exploration field. So this organization can not interfere about preliminary recognition".
He explained that minerals production should be considered more by accomplished programming and fund allocation.