EghtesadOnline: The second phase of South Kaveh Steel Company with a steel ingot production capacity of 1.2 million tons was inaugurated on Saturday in a ceremony attended by First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri in Persian Gulf Special Economic Zone, located in the port city of Bandar Abbas in Hormozgan Province, according to the company’s CEO.
EghtesadOnline: While most power plants in Iran use gas to generate electricity, Bandar Abbas Thermal Power Station is among the few still using mazut as the main feedstock and is a major source of air pollution in the capital of southern Hormozgan Province, director general of Hormozgan Provincial Directorate of Department of Environment said.
EghtesadOnline: Twenty water and electricity projects costing $111 million were inaugurated Thursday in Hormozgan Province. These include a desalination plant with a capacity of 20,000 cubic meters in Bandar Abbas and increasing capacity of a steam unit at a Bandar Abbas power plant by 115 megawatts.
EghtesadOnline: The first gas unit of Hengam Power Plant in Bandar Abbas, Hormozgan Province, with 307-megawatt capacity will come online in February, managing director of Iran's Thermal Power Plants Holding Company said.
EghtesadOnline: Large volumes of treated wastewater from Bandar Abbas Wastewater Treatment Plant in Hormozgan Province is piped to industries in the west of the key port city and is largely used for green spaces, but as there is excess supply, it will be dumped into the sea, managing director of Hormozgan Water and Wastewater Company said.
EghtesadOnline: The second development phase of Bandar Abbas water desalination unit in Hormozgan Province became operational on Thursday, managing director of the provincial Water and Wastewater Company said.
EghtesadOnline: Since the beginning of the year (March), 10 oil tankers were repaired in Bandar Abbas Ship Repair Yard (in southern Hormuzgan Province) and work continues on two others, managing director of the National Iranian Tanker Company said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran Air has launched three flight routes from Isfahan International Airport: one to the city of Ramsar located in the northern Mazandaran Province, another to the port city of Bandar Abbas in the southern Hormozgan Province, and the third one to Tabriz, the capital city of East Azarbaijan Province, in northwestern Iran.
EghtesadOnline: The UK-flagged Stena Impero tanker, which had been detained by Iranian forces in July, left the southern Iranian port of Bandar Abbas on Friday after the completion of legal steps for its release.
EghtesadOnline: The second development phase of Bandar Abbas water desalination unit will be completed in September, Bandar Abbas governor in Hormozgan Province said.