Nuova Cives is a mining company dealing in the exploitation, processing and trading of industrial minerals; the Mining Concession, for Olivine and Magnesite, mnaged by Nuova Cives, called "Bric Carlevà", is located among the municipalities of Castellamonte, Vidracco and Baldissero Canavese in the North of Italy 35 Km far from Torino.
The Deposit has on outcrop area of more than 75 km² containing reserves over 100 mill. tons of fresh rocks.
Founded in 1964, but already operative since the early fifties as I.M.S., Cives has developed a particular manufacturing process of the peridotite rocks, to obtain differents ranges of products rich in Olivine.
Minerals are mined with an open cut method, dumped to the close plant, crushed, milled, screened, cleaned with a complex suction system and stored in several sizes in silos for packing or direct delivery Nuova Cives is able to produce every size: lumps and grovels, grains, sands, fine and micronised fiours.