Posts Tagged ‘projects’

57 nanotechnology projects inaugurated

TEHRAN – Vice President for Science and Technology, Sourena Sattari, inaugurated 40 industrial and 17 development projects in the field of nanotechnology during a ceremony on Saturday, IRNA reported. The commercial products participating in the event are related to oil and gas, agriculture, composites, construction, health, rail transportation, and nanofluids. One of the projects presented […]

500 transport, urban development projects to be inaugurated within 3 weeks

TEHRAN – Iranian Transport and Urban Development Minister Mohammad Eslami said on Sunday his ministry is going to inaugurate 500 projects worth 100 trillion rials (about $2.38 billion) within the next three weeks, on the occasion of Ten-Day Down (this year from January 31 until February 10). Eslami made the announcement on the sidelines of […]

Water, electricity projects worth $1.13b put into operation

TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani, on Sunday, inaugurated 13 major water and electricity projects valued at 47.76 trillion rials (about $1.13 billion) in Kordestan and North Khorasan provinces through video conference. Inaugurated in the 19th week of the Energy Ministry’s A-B-Iran program, 12 of the mentioned projects were put into operation in Kordestan province, while […]

Over $47m of development projects inaugurated at Mehrabad Airport

TEHRAN – Iranian Transport and Urban Development Minister Mohammad Eslami inaugurated 12 development projects worth 2 trillion rials (about $47.6 million) at Mehrabad International Airport on Sunday, in a ceremony held on the occasion of Imam Khomeini’s arrival in Tehran in 1979. As reported by IRNA, the inaugurated projects include the installation of a new […]

Reforestation projects implemented in Khuzestan

TEHRAN – Two reforestation projects on tree plantation and surface water management were put into operation in the southwestern province of Khuzestan on Thursday, IRNA reported. The projects were launched in sand and dust hotspots of Mahshahr city during a ceremony held virtually with President Hassan Rouhani in attendance. Over the past two years, reforestation […]

Voice of the Martyrs Korea Sent 23K Bibles to North Korea in 2020, Projects 30% More for 2021

(Voice of the Martyrs Korea) — Voice of the Martyrs Korea announced on Tuesday that it sent a total of 22,847 Bibles to North Korea in 2020, in addition to airing daily Bible recordings on its five shortwave and medium wave broadcasts into North Korea. According to Voice of the Martyrs CEO Dr. Eric Foley, […]

Two major Pacific Northwest fossil fuel projects dealt massive setbacks in one day

Image Credit: Francis Eatherington CC BY-NC 2.0 Two enormous fossil fuel projects in the Pacific Northwest suffered devastating setbacks on Tuesday, severely dimming their prospects of ever moving forward. On President Donald Trump’s last full day in office, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) met with a packed agenda, making key decisions on multiple pipeline projects […]

Amazon to Fund Affordable Housing Projects While Driving Up Home Prices

Amazon, the multinational online retail corporation owned by billionaire Jeff Bezos, is pledging to fund $2 billion worth of affordable housing projects in three United States cities after driving up home prices and rents. This week, Amazon executives said they would be pledging $2 billion to build affordable housing projects across the suburbs of Seattle, […]

Gaza projects, Israeli defense deals and young millionaires: Meet the UAE’s movers and shakers

The Instagram account of Ahmed bin Sulayem, executive chairman of the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre, during his visit to Israel last month proved just how much Israelis consider him a key to opening the Gulf to entire Israeli industries. His trip here, during which he was photographed in the company of both political and business […]

Tourism projects worth $255m underway in northwestern Iran

TEHRAN – A total of 31 tourism-related projects worth 10.7 trillion rials (about $255 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) are being implemented across the northwestern West Azarbaijan province, the provincial tourism chief has said.  Hotels, hotel apartments, travel agencies, eco-lodge guest houses, traditional restaurants as well as recreational and tourist facilities are […]

225 research projects conducted on Iran’s tourism, cultural heritage within year 

TEHRAN – Iran’s Cultural Heritage and Tourism Research Center have carried out 225 research projects on tourism and cultural heritage of the ancient country over the past year, an official with the center announced on Sunday.  A total of 225 research projects have been done from the mid-December last year until this year’s Research Week, […]

Jewish-Arab Hackathon Aims to Model New Projects and Ties in Jerusalem

The Western Wall and Temple Mount in Jerusalem. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – A group of 20 young entrepreneurs took part in a new initiative by Jewish and Arab entrepreneurs to build new projects for the benefit of Jerusalem. The first Jewish-Arab-Jerusalem Hackathon took place this month in Margalit Startup City near the First Station […]

New Fossil Fuel Projects Meet Indigenous Resistance

By Randall Hyman, Truthout. September 19, 2020 Above photo: Navajo Tribal Council Member Daniel Tso and Mario Atencio of Diné CARE study a map of oil leases in the Nation’s Eastern Agency. The Bureau of Land Management’s new guidelines will allow up to 3,000 more frack wells in the Greater Chaco region. Randall Hyman. New Mexico – […]

Israel is proud to have halted international projects for Palestinians in Area C

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Georgia welcomes presence of Iran companies in development projects

IRNA – Georgia’s First Vice Prime Minister Dimitry Kumsishvili said on Monday that Georgia welcomes the participation of Iranian companies in the development of a large number of projects in the country. Kumsishvili, also the minister of economy and sustainable development of Georgia, made the remarks in a meeting with Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad […]

IRGC construction base pledges to finish 40 mega-projects in Iran by year-end

Tasnim – Commander of Khatam al-Anbia Construction Base, a conglomerate belonging to the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), pledged that his forces will complete 40 mega-projects in the current Iranian year, which began on March 21. Addressing a meeting on “Resistance Economy” at the Lorestan gubernatorial office in west Iran, General Ebadollah Abdollahi said the […]

Netanyahu Lied: “Iran Dossier” Describes Only Old Halted Projects, not Current Programs

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has blatantly lied to the world in his presentation on Iran’s “nuclear program”—as all his “evidence” consists of archived material about programs halted by Iran before 2003 under United Nations supervision—and in fact proves that that country does not have any current nuclear program. Netanyahu’s presentation—of course taken at face […]

Collapse of Iran nuclear deal to nip EU projects in the bud – Ex-Diplomat

If the Trump administration withdraws from the Iran nuclear agreement and resumes anti-Iranian sanctions it will inevitably hit the US’ European allies, says former French Ambassador to Iran Francois Nicoullaud, commenting on President Emmanuel Macron’s recent visit to Washington. “Donald Trump did not make concessions, and so did President Macron. Despite the feeling that an agreement has been reached, […]

‘Smart City’ projects are really police cam-share programs in disguise

A recent article in the Erie-Times, revealed that ‘Secure Smart City’ (SSC) projects are really police cam-share programs in disguise. The article boasts that the city of Erie will soon get fast, public Wi-Fi as well as a video surveillance system that can alert law enforcement of potential threats. It starts to get interesting when Mayor Joe […]

Russia, China agree joint data center for lunar projects & deep space exploration

Russian space corp unveils project for reusable ‘shuttle’ between ISS and moon The projects will involve Russian and Chinese scientific and industrial bodies and companies, Roscosmos said in a statement on Saturday.  Roscosmos and the China National Space Administration (CNSA) also signed an agreement of intent on cooperation over moon and deep space research, at the […]

Iran to hold oil tenders for $5b projects in 2018: NIOC

SHANA – The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) says it will hold tenders for developing $5 billion worth of oil and gas projects in Iran during the new calendar year beginning on March 21. The NIOC managing director, Ali Kardor, said on Wednesday that the company has prepared the bidding documents for a package of […]

Israel ‘legalises’ confiscating private Palestinian land for settlement projects

Israeli Public Prosecutor Avichai Mandelblit announced on Wednesday that confiscating privately-owned Palestinian land for settlements is “legal,” Israeli Ynet News reported. Mandelblit’s decision came less than a year after he announced that he would not defend the Regulation Bill to legalise Israeli government-backed settlements in the occupied West Bank.  He gave his revised opinion following a […]

Russia’s Rosneft, Iran’s NIOC eye $30 bln in oil and gas projects

Reuters– Russian oil producer Rosneft and the National Iranian Oil Company have signed a road map on the implementation of “strategic” projects in Iran with total investments worth up to $30 billion, Rosneft head Igor Sechin said on Wednesday. He said the deal paved the way for legally-binding documents to be signed within a year. […]

European firms pour money into Iranian renewable energy projects

Forbes | Dominic Dudley : When it comes to energy sources the Middle East may be synonymous with oil, but these days governments across the region are trying to develop other, greener sources of energy. That ought to have some environmental benefits for the countries concerned, but their main motivation is economic. Not only is the […]

Mozambique to discuss future of oil and gas projects with international partners

nsnbc : Mozambique’s National Hydrocarbons Company (ENH) announced that the government will host an international meeting analyzing the future of the oil and gas industry in […]

Oberbank set to finance Austrian projects in Iran with new deal

Reuters – Austria’s Oberbank will sign a deal with Iran this month enabling it to finance new ventures there, its chief executive said, among the first European lenders to do so since sanctions were eased. The deal Tehran struck in 2015 with six major powers lifted many sanctions in exchange for restrictions on its nuclear […]

Mozambican government mulls Sovereign Fund for development projects – again

nsnbc : The government of Mozambique will soon – after some delay – establish a sovereign fund to build reserves to finance national development […]

UAE Blocks News Site Over Report On Failed Dubai Building Projects

An image of Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, UAE Prime Minister and ruler of Dubai, rear left, and Sheik Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, UAE President, right, on a tower in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (AP/Kamran Jebreili) Authorities in the UAE have banned a leading business website and magazine for one month for allegedly publishing “false […]

Germany buckles under new US sanctions: Abandons 5 projects of the Nord Stream-2

     Germany’s Federal Network Agency Bundesnetzagentur, which is engaged in the development of the German gas transmission network until 2026, has decided not to include in their development plan five expansion projects of the “North Stream-2” due to their “unreliability.” It was assumed that the operators of the network would build a branch of the […]

‘Iran not obliged to contract out oil projects to India’

Asadollah Qarekhani, the spokesperson for the Iranian Parliament’s Energy Commission, says Iran has held talks with Russia and several other countries on the development of the Farzad B oil field. In a Farsi interview with ICANA, Qarekhani touched upon India’s threat to cut oil imports from Iran if the project to develop the Farzad B […]

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