Khalid R. Kadhim Safaa Almudhafar B. A. Almayahi


It turns out that there are many raw materials, and these resources are involved in many industries, and among these industries are the extractive industries (gravel and sand factories) and the manufacturing industries (plaster and bricks) that depend on the available natural resources in the region, which are involved in the building and construction process, as well as the establishment of other industries Given the availability of these natural resources. As for the types of gypsum soils, silty clay soils, and existing clays, they are included in the plaster industry for the first type, and in the brick industry for the second type. These materials are used in the building and construction process and are marketed to different regions within and outside the province of Najaf. The province is also characterized by having mineral wealth that can be invested in industrial and productive projects, especially the cement industry, the glass and ceramic industry, and the brick, thermostone and lime industries, due to the availability of natural resources (raw materials) for these industries, represented by gravel, sand, limestone, feldspar, and clays represented by palliore slate and zeolite, which are present in high proportions in Bahr Al-Najaf area near Al-Tar area, which helped these minerals and raw materials in the development of many industries. Adopting the governorate and neighboring governorates with their needs of al-Nourah, the main material for the manufacture of limestone bricks and thermostone, in that the governorate has the ability to develop these industries and establish new construction industries that meet the growing market needs.

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Plaster and bricks, zeolite, Al-Tar area, minerals and raw materials

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