Geology (17)

14-03-2017

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.

21-02-2017

The Syrian President has issued a law aiming at clamping down more severely on illegal quarries and raising government revenues from them.

30-04-2012

The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources has licensed a Turkish company for the construction of a refinery and the development of asphalt resources.

30-04-2012

The Syrian Investment Agency has awarded a license to a Hungarian company to develop a salt mine in the eastern region of the country.

24-11-2011

The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources has published its list of fees for the extraction of salt in the country.

10-10-2011

Human resources training in the field of petroleum, gas, geology, energy and environment

10-07-2011

Syria is launching an international bid for the development of oil shale deposits.

11-05-2011

Syria sold 882,724 tons of phosphate during the first quarter of the year, according to the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources.

15-11-2010

The General Establishment of Geology and Mineral Resources has called in international companies to develop of a marble quarry and of asphalt deposits.

09-11-2009

The Syrian President has issued a new legislation governing the extraction and investment of quarries.

24-11-2008

The Syrian President has issued a new law allowing the private sector to invest in salt extraction and mining.

02-11-2008

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.

30-06-2008

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.

27-01-2008

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.

27-11-2006

Italcementi is investing, along with Syrian and Saudi investors, in the set-up of a major cement company in Syria