Founded in 1949 by Mustafa Koyuncu and Ali Riza Özderici to provide iron ore to the only integrated iron-steel plant of Turkey at that time, Özkoyuncu Mining is one of the largest mining corporations and the only pure play iron ore producer of Turkey.
Özkoyuncu Mining operates Turkey’s richest and largest iron ore deposits. With approximately two million tons of annual production, Özkoyuncu Mining is the largest iron ore producer of Turkey. We have been providing direct-feed and sinter-quality iron ore to integrated iron & steel plants for almost 65 years.
Özkoyuncu Mining is one of the pioneers of mechanization, technological development and integrated mining in Turkey, with its open pit and underground mines, enrichment and sizing plants, advanced quality control systems and maintenance & repair facilities. Özkoyuncu Mining is an engineering and technical oriented company.
Özkoyuncu Mining is a significant investor in the local community with health and education aid programs, and cultural and environmental development efforts.
Pillars of our activities are transparency, respect for nature, environment and quality of life of our employees and contribution to overall welfare by realizing Turkey’s mining potential.