Cuba evaluates potential of mining

Cuba evaluates potential of miningHavana, Dec 3: A study to assess Cuba's mining resource potential for a national development strategy was presented at a national workshop that ended here Saturday, Cuban National Information Agency reported Sunday.

Conducted by Cuban National Institute of Geology and Palaeontology (IGP), the study covers reserves across the country and serves as an indispensable tool for government decisions, a Xinhua report said.

IGP Director Enrique Castellanos said the study would contribute to the reduction of fuel consumption and execution time and bring mineral sources closer to both producers and consumers.

It would also help save cement by increasing the production of other binders such as pozzolan, lime and plaster, Castellanos told the workshop on how to increase housing resilience in areas vulnerable to natural, hydrometeorological or geological events.

He also presented a map and a database of rocks and industrial mineral reservoirs in Cuba. (IANS)


Check out More news from Telecom Sector :: Pharmaceutical Sector :: Auto Sector :: Infrastructure :: Real Estate

Popular Stories

Objecting to 'Naidu Theory' makes you anti-national: Kharge

New Delhi [India], Feb. 28 : Slamming Information... Read More

Cong eroded itself by depending upon dynastic succession: Jitendra Singh

New Delhi [India], Feb. 28 : Minister of State in... Read More

Chhattisgarh: Woman mortgages jewellery to build more than 100 toilets

Jashpur (Chhattisgarh)[India], Feb. 28 : Setting an... Read More

Telangana CM says govt. will stand by Anganwadi workers

Telangana (Hyderabad) [India], Feb. 28 : Telangana... Read More

Casualties in Naxal affected areas rise

New Delhi [India], Feb. 28 : There is an overall... Read More