Sormak mining co, established in 1971, with a workforce of over 400 employees, is active in the field of exploring and extracting of mines and deposits in Iran. In the recent years, due to the significant technological progress, extraction and mining of Gilsonite (natural bitumen) have been done from our mines in Gilangharb in Kermanshah province. In addition, Sormak Mining Co. has done so many experiments on recovery of Gilsonite and run a pilot factory of Gilsonite recovery which is totally new in Asia to reduce the ash content of Gilsonite to very small amounts competitive with American Gilsonite.
Sormak Mining Co. has been invented a kind of asphalt and also anti-corrosion material used in waste water pipes, gas pipes and some kind of mastic, enamel and primer with the base of Gilsonite, this rare and precious material.
We are the leading company in mining and producing Gilsonite in Iran . All of these have been done by 160 specialists and technicians who are the best in the fields of their jobs.
We have achieved to a stable and logical relationship with our customers over these years and due to this, we are playing an important role to investigate of producing and exporting in the field of zinc and lead industries. The esteemed local customers such as cement factories, Iran Lead and Zinc National Co and the international companies such as Trafigura, Galincor, Marc Rich and the countries such as Saudi Arabia, India, Turkey, Switzerland, China, Japan, Korea are some examples of our customers and countries that we have made a successful business with them.