Karaismailoğlu: The environmental impacts of the quarry will be controlled


Karaismailoğlu Minister of Transport and Infrastructure has taken examinations at the site of Rize İyidere Logistics Center.

He said that the quarry to be opened in Ikizdere within the scope of the project will be far from the settlements, and the fields will not be affected.

The Minister of Transport and Infrastructure in Rize, Adel Karaismailoğlu, also visited the municipality, and the Governor of Rize, Kemal Scheiber, and the deputy of the Justice and Development Party, Rize Osman Askin Bak, announced.


In addition to Mayor of Rize Rahmi Matin, observations in the field of urban transformation.

Minister Karaismailoğlu also inspected the Tea Bazaar project in the filling area and took pictures in front of the giant tea glass memorial, then moved to the iyidere Logistics Port Project area.

“Rize will be one of the most important ports and logistical centers for the Black Sea basin.”

In a press release, Minister Karaismailoğlu stated that they are working to carry Rize to a more fertile future.

Minister Karaismailoğlu also stated that the business of Rize Iyidere Logistics Port will increase the Eastern Black Sea share of the national income.

In addition to reviving the region’s economy, and constantly opening up jobs for thousands of people.

Kasapoglu said: “Rize, the pearl of our Black Sea region, is our student by nature and her sea.

Our green jewel, our hardworking and brave people is our main crown.

Through our continuous investments in the near future, our Rize will reach a more fertile future through development in the fields of energy and trade, as well as agriculture, tourism and industry.

It will be one of the most important ports and logistical centers for the Black Sea basin, as the Mount Offit tunnel is the longest tunnel in Turkey, and the second longest tunnel in Europe.

It is also the sixth longest land tunnel in the world, and later, work continues on the Kerik Dali Kavak Tunnels.

“We will return to Rize to open the Ikizdere and Salarh tunnels in the coming days.”


It will provide job opportunities for 8 thousand people

Minister Karaismailoğlu said that there are dozens of highway projects underway in Rize, “We are putting Rize-Artvin Airport into service at the end of this year.

Filling 3 million cubic meters of the sea will be one of the largest airports in the world.

Undoubtedly, one of the important investments in the sea route that we are making in Rize is the İyidere Logistics port project.

The impact of the Rize İyidere port project, with an annual capacity of 13 million tons, will have a GDP of $ 192 million.

Its contribution to production will be more than $ 428 million. This project will also provide direct job opportunities for 1,000 people, and indirect employment for 8,000 people in 34 different sectors.

With this project, while Rize will become a new logistical base to open to the Black Sea, our port will contribute significantly to both the economy of the regional provinces and the volume of trade in the country.”


“The environmental impacts will be controlled continuously”

“Minister Karaismailoğlu who explained that the priority of using the existing quarries to fill the sea in the construction of the port of Rize İyidere Logistics, as is the case in all projects:

The Environmental Impact Assessment Report of the Walnut Quarry was prepared and approved by the Rize Governor’s Office.

Environmental impacts will also be controlled continuously, and open treatment methods will be applied in a controlled manner in the quarry area.

A crushing and screening facility will not be established in the mine, and as a result of the activities that will be carried out in the quarry, the values ​​of vibration and noise will remain within the limits of laws and regulations.

We will continue our work at a great distance from residential areas, and waste generated during the activity will be stored in a special area and disposed of, and this quarry will be operational for a period of two years.

As he will only mine stones for the port from the quarry, and it is wrong that there will be a magnitude of 3 earthquake, there is no room, the fields will not be touched.

Those who opposed the third bridge yesterday are those who try to deceive our brothers in Rize Ikizdere with their lies.”