EghtesadOnline: An initiative is underway to collect carbon dioxide emissions in petrochemical plants in the southern port city of Mahshahr, Iran's second largest petrochemical hub in Khuzestan Province.
EghtesadOnline: While the global automotive industry is undergoing profound changes, it seems that carmakers and auto policymakers in Iran are stuck in the past, executive vice president of PSA Group for Africa and the Middle East said during an interview in Tehran.
EghtesadOnline: Major Iranian steelmakers exported 4.56 million tons of semi-finished and finished steel products during the first eight months of the current fiscal year (March 21-Nov. 21), registering a 27% growth compared with last year’s corresponding period, the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization reported.
EghtesadOnline: A Bulgarian renewable power developer has signed a memorandum of understanding to expand solar photovoltaic infrastructure in Jahrom, a city and country in the central-southern Fars Province.
EghtesadOnline: The Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade issued 475 mineral exploration permits in the first six months of the current fiscal year (March 21-Sept. 22), indicating a 30.5% growth compared with last year’s similar period, the ministry’s statistics and data processing department reported.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian steel billet has been quietly gaining acceptance in the global market, because of its attractive prices compared to material from other suppliers.
EghtesadOnline: Iran could export its first liquefied natural gas cargo from the Persian Gulf as early as next year, if it presses ahead with its proposed floating LNG production project.
EghtesadOnline: Buying activity in the Iranian flat steel import market was modest in the week to Nov. 15, as prices for foreign material were significantly higher than the domestic market, sources told Metal Bulletin.
EghtesadOnline: Iran exported more than 39.1 million tons of mineral products worth $5.41 billion during the first seven months of the current fiscal year (March 21-Oct. 22), registering a 5.5% and 3.1% growth in tonnage and value respectively compared with last year’s corresponding period.
EghtesadOnline: Left to their own devices, Iranian auto parts makers say they are reluctant to and uninterested in collaborating with Iran Khodro over its joint production deal with Peugeot.