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Energy Ministry to draft new bill for protecting water resources

30 August 2020 - 18:06
Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian has said that a new bill is going to be drafted for the country’s “Law of Fair Water Distribution,” to ensure the protection of the country's water resources, the ministry portal PAVEN reported.

Non-oil trade tops $24b in 5 months

26 August 2020 - 02:30
The value of Iran’s non-oil trade during the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-August 21) reached $24.6 billion, about $5 billion more than the figure for the first four months, IRNA reported.

Iran’s exports fall 39% following coronavirus pandemic

23 August 2020 - 01:02
Head of Iran Export Confederation Mohammad Lahouti has said that the country’s non-oil exports have declined about 39 percent due to the restrictions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Tasnim 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.

Coronavirus pandemic reduces Iran’s exports to Turkey by 90%

29 July 2020 - 02:51
The coronavirus pandemic has decreased Iran’s exports to Turkey by 90 percent, the chairman of Iran-Turkey Joint Chamber of Commerce told ILNA on Tuesday.

Chazabeh border with Iraq may be reopened this week or next week

27 July 2020 - 01:16
Reopening of Iran’s Chazabeh border with Iraq, which was due to be on July 23, maybe done this [Iranian calendar] week (which ends on Friday), or next week, Iranian Customs Administration spokesman Rouhollah Latifi announced on Sunday.

TEDPIX gains 60,000 points in a week

25 July 2020 - 23:33
TEDPIX, the main index of Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE), increased 60,000 points, or three percent, during the past Iranian calendar week (ended on Friday).

Tehran, Baku discuss expansion of economic ties amid coronavirus outbreak

26 June 2020 - 04:34
In a recent telephone conversation, Iran’s Finance and Economic Affairs Minister Farhad Dejpasand and Azerbaijan’s Deputy Prime Minister Shahin Mustafayev have explored the ways for the expansion of bilateral economic relation between the two countries amid the coronavirus outbreak, Mehr news agency reported on Monday.

Appia to drill at world’s 2nd richest rare earth prospect

14 June 2020 - 00:58
About 80-85% of North America’s rare earths supply currently comes from China, a situation that is becoming untenable, given the US-China trade war tensions and coronavirus pandemic.

Congo miners may breach rights with virus controls

14 June 2020 - 00:54
Copper and cobalt-mining companies in the Democratic Republic of Congo may be violating the rights of their workers with stringent confinement policies meant to stop the spread of Covid-19, according to a group of non-governmental organizations.
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