The Homs governorate is establishing a joint stock company to manage its assets, include real estate properties and minerals, that will likely seek private investors grab public assets and benefit disproportionately from the reconstruction of the city.
The Syrian President has issued a law aiming at clamping down more severely on illegal quarries and raising government revenues from them.
The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources has licensed a Turkish company for the construction of a refinery and the development of asphalt resources.
The Syrian Investment Agency has awarded a license to a Hungarian company to develop a salt mine in the eastern region of the country.
The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources has published its list of fees for the extraction of salt in the country.
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Syria is launching an international bid for the development of oil shale deposits.
Syria sold 882,724 tons of phosphate during the first quarter of the year, according to the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources.
The General Establishment of Geology and Mineral Resources has called in international companies to develop of a marble quarry and of asphalt deposits.
The Syrian President has issued a new legislation governing the extraction and investment of quarries.
The Syrian President has issued a new law allowing the private sector to invest in salt extraction and mining.
The world financial and economic crisis have led to a sharp decline in the demand for Syrian phosphates, according to the Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Sufian Al-Allao.
GECOPHAM will launch a tender by mid-July to build a phosphate washing plant with an annual capacity of 1.2 million tons in the region of Palmyra, according to Farhan Al-Muhsin, Director-General.
Syria's production of cement could exceed 30 million tons per annum by the end of 2011, according to statistics from the Syrian Investment Authority and the General Establishment of Cement and Building Materials.
Italcementi is investing, along with Syrian and Saudi investors, in the set-up of a major cement company in Syria