Since the most dominant sector on Nia is the heavy industry, the basis of economy is the constant flow of raw materials. These materials can be divided into two groups: minerals and plant materials. The occurrence of materials and plants differ, some ores are easy to find, some take more time reveal.
Heavy industry is based on the exploitation of these underground and organic minerals. Both mining and harvesting requires special tools to perform. Raw materials can be refined into commodities using a refinery.