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Rouhani inaugurates 3 major industrial, mining projects worth $641.6m

26 August 2020 - 02:28
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday inaugurated three major industrial and mining projects worth 26.95 trillion rials (about $641.66 million) via video conference concurrent with the Government Week (August 23-29), IRNA reported.

Construction of Iran’s biggest mineral port terminal to begin soon

23 August 2020 - 01:18
Head of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) has said that the project for the construction of the country’s biggest mechanized mineral terminal at the southern Shahid Rajaee Port is going to kick off in the current Iranian calendar year (ends on March 20, 2021).

Industrial projects to create 41,000 direct jobs by next March

10 August 2020 - 00:05
Iran’s acting minister of industry, mining, and trade said that inaugurating 200 major projects by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2021) is going to create 41,000 new direct jobs across the country, Mehr news agency reported.

Miners need more engineers to meet new tailings dam safety standard

9 August 2020 - 01:37
Mining companies need more skilled engineers if they are to meet strict new global safety standards for tailings dams aimed at preventing catastrophic failures like those in recent years that have killed hundreds of people and inundated nearby communities with mine waste.

HEPCO to manufacture equipment, machinery for mining companies

29 July 2020 - 03:09
Heavy Equipment Production Company (HEPCO) has signed memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with five major domestic mining companies to manufacture equipment and machinery for them.
The Chairman of IMIDRO announced:

Large mining companies and HEPCO to sign 5 Memorandum of Cooperation under the leadership of IMIDRO

26 July 2020 - 21:49
Deputy Minister of SMT and Chairman of IMIDRO said, “After acquisition of HEPCO by the Social Security Organization, IMIDRO’s supportive approach toward the company has not changed and regarding to the development missions of this organization and the national view, in the year of “Production Jump”, Mining sector and Mining Industries will certainly continue to support this long-serving manufacturer and develop the cooperation.”

Less than 20% progress posted for 69% of underway industrial, mining projects

6 July 2020 - 22:27
The latest data published by the Iranian Industry, Mining and Trade Ministry show that 69 percent of the semi-finished industrial, mining, or trade projects across the country reported less than 20 percent of physical progress by the end of the previous Iranian calendar year (March 19).

GSI plans a two-fold rise in mining exploration operations by Mar. 2021

6 July 2020 - 01:26
Head of Geological Survey and Mineral Explorations of Iran (GSI) said mining explorations are going to increase by 100 percent in the current Iranian calendar year (ends in March 2021), IRNA reported.

Mining companies' sales through stock market up 55% in 2 months

6 July 2020 - 01:23
The total sales of large mining companies through the stock market has increased by 55 percent in the first two months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-May 20), year on year, Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) announced.

Iran moving away from exporting raw minerals to create more added value

26 June 2020 - 23:41
Deputy Iranian Industry, Mining, and Trade Minister Darioush Esmaieli says over 90 million tons of iron ore was produced in the country during the previous Iranian calendar year of which only seven percent was exported.
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