The workers of Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane complex in the Southern city of Shoush in Khuzestan province ended strike and protest and returned to work after their salaries were paid and new managers were appointed to run the plant.
Representative of Iran's labor minister on Haft Tappeh and Iran National Steel Industrial Group (INSIG), Karim Yavari, told FNA that Haft Tappeh workers have received two months of their overdue wages, adding that their other legal demands will also be pursued.
Haft Tappeh workers had been protesting for several days to demand for the return of the factory to the public sector and receive their overdue wages. The plant is a private sector entity.
Also, according to Yavari, workers at the Iran National Steel Industrial Group in the Southern city of Ahwaz who held a protest calling for four months’ unpaid salaries for 4,000 people received two months of their wages.
All workers of Iran National Steel Industrial Group have received two months of their salaries, he underlined.
The West Ethylene Gas Pipeline ruptured in western Kermanshah Province on Sunday, the governor said.
Iran domestic billet offers reportedly increased last week over the limited supply and increase in demand from the re-rollers. During last week, the billet offers almost reached USD 500/MT.
Five people were killed and six injured on Thursday in a gas pipeline explosion in southwestern Khuzestan Province, Ahvaz governor said.
Construction of a new ethylene oxide plant will begin soon in Andimeshk, Khuzestan Province, director of public relations of Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company said Saturday.
More than 1.5 million tons of commodities were exported from Khorramshahr Port in the southern Khuzestan Province during the first 10 months of the current Iranian year on March 21, 2018, registering a 16% increase compared with the similar period of last year.
First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri inaugurated two industrial projects in the capital city of Khuzestan Province on Tuesday.