EghtesadOnline: Iran exported 5.78 million tons of metallurgical products worth $2.5 billion during the first seven months of the current Iranian year (started March 21), registering a growth of 8% in value and 39% in weight compared with last year’s similar period.
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: Iranian steelmakers and iron ore companies are actively working on the expansion of iron ore processing and direct reduced iron/hot-briquetted iron capacities to fulfill the government’s plan for a massive expansion of steel production to 55 million tons per year.
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.