EghtesadOnline: Iran's industrial and mining sector experienced 18% growth in the first six months of the current Iranian year (started March 21) compared with the preceding year's corresponding period, says Industries, Mining and Trade Minister Reza Rahmani.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian miners paid 7.19 trillion rials ($63.4 million) in mining royalties to the government during the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Aug. 22).
EghtesadOnline: The government's move in July to regulate cryptocurrency mining as a legal industrial activity has been broadly welcomed by miners, though they say minor adjustments in regulations would create room for miners to make significant contribution to the economy.
EghtesadOnline: Seven mining and mineral projects are ready to be inaugurated in the provinces of Kerman, Zanjan, South Khorasan and Isfahan, the chairman of Iranian Mines & Mining Industries Development & Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) said.
EghtesadOnline: After months of speculation over the fate of mining and trading cryptocurrencies in Iran, the government late on Sunday announced that it recognizes mining cryptocurrency as a legal industrial activity.
EghtesadOnline: The Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization is pursuing plans to expand mineral explorations to cover 300,000 square kilometers by the end of the second term of President Hassan Rouhani (August 2021), says deputy minister of industries, mining and trade.
EghtesadOnline: The production of a single unit of bitcoin withdraws about 200 million rials ($1,400) in state subsidies, the Energy Ministry’s spokesman for the power department said.
EghtesadOnline: The three main sectors of Iran’s economy, namely agriculture, mining and industries, delivered a poor performance in terms of production during the third quarter of the last fiscal year (Sept. 23-Dec. 21, 2018), latest data published by the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare’s Center of Statistics show.
EghtesadOnline: The Statistical Center of Iran carries out a yearly census to collect information about active mines and mineral plants in the country, with the 36th conducted in the current fiscal year (March 2018-19).
EghtesadOnline: The Statistical Center of Iran has released its latest report on Producer Price Index for industrial and mining sectors.