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  • 25 Jun 2019- 10:52 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Financial Tribune A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) and Farassan Industrial Group to expedite the water supply project from the Persian
  • 19 Jul 2017- 12:53 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE Eco-Business At least 200 people were murdered last year for taking peaceful action to protect their lands from mining, logging and agricultural companies, and this trend is on the rise globally, a new report from non-profit organisation Global
  • 6 Sep 2016- 06:44 by Local Press Report SIRJAN Kuwait Times Pistachios are Iran’s biggest export after crude oil, with 250,000 tonnes of the nut produced last year. But time is running out for the industry as unconstrained farming and climate change take a devastating toll. Access Climate Food
  • 21 Sep 2015- 08:28 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Trend News Agency Iran has prepared a plan, based on which the country will import water from Georgia and Armenia to revive the dying Lake Urmia, in turn for exporting oil and gas to the mentioned countries. Access Energy Security Environment Policy
  • 24 Aug 2015- 08:42 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Oil Price Though economic promise is on the horizon for Iran, the crippling effects of international sanctions still handicap the water-poor nation of 78 million. What’s worse, the current drought, which stretches back more than two decades, shows no
  • 28 Apr 2015- 09:52 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Tehran Times “We have afflicted water with the plague of oil,” according to Isa Kalantari, the former agriculture minister and current head of Urmia Lake Revival Committee. By that, he means that political interests have overpowered environmental
  • 26 Nov 2014- 10:38 by Local Press Report POOLE Water World Wärtsilä Water Systems Ltd of Poole, a provider of products and solutions for offshore facilities used in oil and gas exploration, development and production, has officially selected NOV Mono, a progressing cavity pump manufacturer, to
  • 2 Oct 2014- 08:25 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE International Water, Power & Dam Construction Engineering and construction company Black and Veatch has opened a Hydropower Centre of Excellence in Singapore in a bid to help countries in the region look at new ways to harness their hydro
  • 28 May 2014- 10:14 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Zawya A deputy head of Iran's Environment Department blamed three Central Asian countries for causing pollution through their oil and gas production activities. Parvin Farshchi said Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan account for the bulk of
  • 27 May 2014- 09:53 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Trend News Agency The project on transferring water from Caspian Sea to the drying Lake Urmia is unprofessional, senior Iranian official said. "Some people inside the administration try to prevent implementation of the government's plans for
  • 8 Apr 2014- 10:09 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE Bloomberg Businessweek Murray & Roberts Holdings Ltd. (MUR), South Africa’s biggest construction company by market value, agreed to a deal with Singapore’s Hyflux Ltd. (HYF) to seek water treatment projects in sub-Saharan Africa. The two
  • 13 Jan 2014- 09:59 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Tehran Times Iran has shelved a project for transferring water from the Caspian Sea to central parts of the country. The manager of the project, Mohammad Rahbari, told the Mehr News Agency on Sunday that the energy minister has ordered all the related
  • 21 Nov 2013- 10:16 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE InterAksyon Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs donated 600 boxes of potable water and 90 boxes of various medical supplies through the Philippine Embassy on November 19. The donation was made by Minister of Foreign Affairs and Law, K.
  • 11 Nov 2013- 10:34 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Tehran Times On Saturday, Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, at the head of a delegation, travelled to Tehran to hold talks with ranking Iranian officials. Upon arrival Kishida paid a courtesy call to President Hassan Rouhani and Parliament

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