ME-METALS Middle East Mines And Metals Directory.COPYRIGHTRouhani inaugurates 2nd, 3rd phases of Persian Gulf water transfer projectIranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday ordered the beginning of the second and third phases of Iran’s major water desalination and transfer project which is aimed at supplying Persian Gulf water to central and eastern Iran through pipelines., 15 Mar 2021 00:00:00 GMTIranian aviation incomes drop $76m in 2020Head of Iran Airports and Air Navigation Company (IAC) announced on Sunday a $76-million decline in the country’s aviation industry revenues during 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic restrictions., 01 Mar 2021 00:00:00 GMTProduction by major automakers exceeds 817,000 in 11 monthsThree major Iranian carmakers, namely Iran Khodro Company (IKCO), SAIPA Group, and Pars Khodro, manufactured 817,069 vehicles during the first eleven months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2020-February 18, 2021), the data released by Codal website showed., 01 Mar 2021 00:00:00 GMTEnergy Ministry launches new systems to improve servicesIranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian inaugurated several new systems for improving services in the water and electricity sectors through video conference on Sunday., 01 Mar 2021 00:00:00 GMTWater storage in Iranian dams exceeds 27b cubic metersSome 27.33 billion cubic meters of water is stored behind the dams across Iran, indicating that 54 percent of the capacity of the country’s dams is full, according to the Iranian Energy Ministry data., 01 Mar 2021 00:00:00 GMTNational gas network covers over 95% of Iran’s populationIranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh, in a report addressed to President Hassan Rouhani, has stated that over 95 percent of the country’s population is currently enjoying natural gas through the country’s huge national network., 01 Mar 2021 00:00:00 GMTIran’s oil exports to rise 6.8% in 2021 if U.S. rejoins nuclear deal: reportFitch Solutions Incorporation, a subsidiary of Fitch Ratings, which is one of the U.S.’s three biggest credit rating agencies, has forecasted a 6.8-percent growth for Iranian oil exports in 2021 if the U.S comes back to the 2015 nuclear deal., 01 Mar 2021 00:00:00 GMTExports from mining sector stand at $5.6b in 10 monthsThe value of Iran’s exports from the mining sector stood at $5.612 billion in the first 10 months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20,2020-January 19, 2021), according to the data released by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA)., 01 Mar 2021 00:00:00 GMTHousing rental falls in Tehran city in a quarter on yearThe Statistical Center of Iran (SCI) has announced that the housing rental in the capital city Tehran has fallen 3.1 percent in the third quarter of the current Iranian calendar year (September 21 – December 20, 2020) from its previous quarter, while rising 40.9 percent as compared to the third quarter of the past year., 23 Feb 2021 00:00:00 GMTOutput of 86 major production units doubled in 10 monthsIranian Deputy Industry, Mining, and Trade Minister Saeed Zarandi said on Monday that the output of 86 major production units across the country has more than doubled in the first 10 months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2020-January 19, 2021) compared to the same period in the previous year., 23 Feb 2021 00:00:00 GMT