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Sokolovsko-Sarbayskoye Mining and Production Association (SSMPA), part of the Eurasian Resources Group (ERG), increased the production of iron ore by 19% to 12.5 million tonnes in 2018.

"In general, there was an increase in all production indicators in 2018 compared to the same period of 2017. In 2018, about 8 million tonnes of concentrate and more than 4.5 million tonnes of pellets were produced," the company reported.

Meanwhile, in 2017, the production of concentrate was 6.6 million tonnes, the production of pellets amounted to 3.9 million tonnes. "There is a positive trend in ore mining. In 2018, over 30 million tonnes were mined, in 2017 this figure was 21 million tonnes of ore," the company stated.

Sokolovsko-Sarbayskoe Mining and Processing Association, part of the Eurasian Group (ERG), is the largest iron ore mining and processing enterprise in Kazakhstan.

Reported by ABC TV (Kazakhstan).