A hot mix asphalt production plant has been established in Qazvin Province’s Alamut region, Managing Director of Qazvin Roads and Urban Development Organization Masoud Haqlotfi said.
The plant, with a capacity to produce 150 tons of asphalt per hour, has been established by Kandovan Pars Company, the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development reported on its website. According to Haqlotfi, the company is in contract with the organization to renovate roads in eastern and western parts of Alamut. The official noted that the region is a mountainous and attractive travel destination and requires frequent road maintenance. According to Chairman of Iran Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization Davoud Keshavarzian, Iran’s asphalt production exceeds domestic demand by more than 115 million tons. “We need close to 25 million tons of asphalt per year for road maintenance. The municipalities use a further 10 million tons. This is while 900 asphalt producers in Iran churn out more than 150 million tons every year,” he was quoted as saying on the sidelines of the Ninth International Exhibition of Bitumen, Asphalt, Insulation and Related Machinery, aka BAIEX 2018, held in Tehran last month.
Iranian firms and companies active in the construction industry are staging their achievements, capabilities, and products at the 14th edition of International Build Asia Exhibition on building materials and construction machinery underway in the Pakistani port city of Kerachi.
Deputy Director of the Iranian Railway Company Mojtaba Tafaqodi announced that a number of the country's trains have been equipped with new home-made engines.
KATOWICE, Poland – Delegates at U.N. climate talks in the Polish city of Katowice point to the mining museum next to the conference venue as the proper place for coal, which provides 80 percent of the country's electricity.
Iranian President's Chief of Staff Mahmoud Vaezi and Turkish Finance Minister Berat Albayrak met in Ankara on Friday, and voiced their respective governments’ willingness to broaden economic cooperation between the two neighboring countries.
The awaited European Union’s promise to establish the Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for carrying out financial transactions with Iran has not been put into place, Head of Iranian Parliament's Research Center Kazem Jalali said on Saturday, adding that EU’s procrastination is undermining public trust in Europeans.
The value of Iran’s non-oil goods exported to the littoral states of the Persian Gulf in the past 8 months register a 38% increase, compared with the corresponding period in the last year, surpassing a total of $6.5 billion.