Archive | Construction & Engineering In Iraq

Iraq Business News brings you the latest information on developments and opportunities in the construction & engineering industries in Iraq.

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£9m from UK for Iraqis Refugees

UNHCR supports 130,000 Iraqis taking the first steps on the road to recovery, thanks to funds from the UK Department for International Development UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, completes a year-long series of activities this month, supporting 130,000 vulnerable Iraqis as they take the first steps on the road to recovery, thanks to the generous […]

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Record Profits at Gulf Keystone

Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has announced its results for the half year ended 30 June 2018. Highlights to 30 June 2018 and post reporting period Operational Gulf Keystone’s operations in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq remained safe and secure throughout H1 2018 with plant uptime at Production Facility 1 (“PF-1”) and Production Facility 2 (“PF-2”) […]

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Former Netherlands Defence Minister to head UNAMI

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has announced the appointment of Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert (pictured) of the Netherlands as his Special Representative for Iraq and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI). She will succeed Ján Kubiš of Slovakia, to whom the Secretary-General is grateful for his service. Ms. Hennis-Plasschaert brings over 20 years […]

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Netherlands Substantially Increases Support to Iraq

The Netherlands has contributed an additional USD 23.2 million (EUR 20 million) to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), which finances fast-track initiatives to stabilize areas liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). This brings the Netherlands’ total contribution to USD 65.4 million (EUR 57 million). Marta Ruedas, Deputy Special Representative […]

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IRCS distributes Food Parcels in Tikrit

The Teams of the Iraqi Red Crescent distributes more than 500 food parcels for the families who have returned to their areas in Tikrit. The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has distributed more than 500 food parcels for the families who have returned to their areas in Tikrit district. ” The teams of the IRCS have […]

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New Investment Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The National Investment Commission (NIC) has announced new investment opportunities in Iraq: Textile and leather plants, State Company for Textile and Leather Industries Sulfur production, Mishraq Sulfur State Company Production of ethylene and high-densite polyethylene (HDPE), State Company for Petrochemical Industries Dextrin and starch production, State Company for Food Products Al-Qadisiya Brick […]

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Altun Kupri Bridge Re-Opens

By John Lee. The Altun Kupri (Alton Kopri) bridge linking Kirkuk and Erbil provinces has been re-opened. According to a brief statement from the Iraqi Govt, the bridge is vital for commerce and for fostering enduring ties between communities. The route has been closed following clashes between Peshmerga and Iraqi forces in October. (Source: Iraqi […]

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Caparol Paints signs Strategic Agreements in Iraq

By John Lee. German-based Caparol Paints has reportedly signed strategic partnership agreements with a number of contractors from Iraq to increase its market reach in the country. According to a press release, the company hosted contractors from various parts of Iraq to provide them with firsthand experience of Caparol’s paints and techniques. This is part […]

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