Turkiye: 2021 was the year of records in mine production

Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Fatih Donmez, said that 2021 was the year of records in mining production.

Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Donmez shared an infographic on the production figures of some mining products in 2021 on his social media account.

Dönmez, who used the phrase “The year 2021 was the year of records in mines” in his post, gave the following information in the graph:

“In 2021, run-of-the-mill mine production reached 813.7 million tons with an increase of 14.5% compared to 2020. In 2021, aluminum/bauxite production broke records with 3.3 million tons and phosphate 957 thousand 45 tons, perlite 1.4 million tons, rutile 7 thousand 451 tons, trona 17.4 million tons, salt 7.8 million tons, travertine 3.56 million tons, pumice 8.7 million tons, zinc ore 442 thousand tons, lead ore 330 thousand tons, feldspar 12.9 million tons, graphite 28 thousand 336 tons, bentonite 2 million tons, kaolin 1.75 million tons.”

Source: Trthaber / Translated by Irem Yildiz

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