Iran’s top man in the mining industry said the country is planning a significant increase in the exploration and production activities in the sector as the government seeks to reduce its dependence on oil incomes which have been affected by rounds of sanctions.
Great attention is required to be paid to attracting well-targeted and smart investments to tackle challenges faced by the research and technology sector in the domestic mining industry, said the head of Iran Minerals Processing Research Center (IMPRC).
Domestic scientific, technical and training capabilities have helped reduce the negative impacts of unilateral US sanctions on the Iranian aviation industry and enabled it continue its development, said the head of Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization (CAO).
China debuts one of the world's strictest standards for automobile emissions on Monday to reduce the country's notorious air pollution, a move some say also is designed to curb the runaway expansion of its automaking sector.
Both German industrial output and exports fell more than expected in April, data showed on Friday, highlighting the vulnerability of Europe’s largest economy to headwinds from trade frictions and Brexit uncertainty.
Environmental activists Extinction Rebellion have turned their fire on the advertising industry in a public letter, encouraging it to use its expertise in manipulating public opinion for good or risk mass public protests against it.