Since the beginning of civilization, stone, ceramics and, later, metals which were found close to the Earth’s surface, were used to make early tools, weapons and coins. Mining has a very long history especially in Europ and can be traced back to Ancient Greek and Rome. Since then, this industry has under gone serious and dramatic changes. Iran has a considerable and rich reserve of metals, gem stones and constructional stones and it also is one of the important mineral producers in the world, especially Middle East, mining in Iran is still underdeveloped and has a great capacity for investment. Therefore Nafis Group has established Nafis Mining, not only to produce minerals for internal use but also for exporting to the neighboring countries. NAFIS GROUP is involve in iron ore, Barit (for drilling) and also Celestine production.