Archive | Construction & Engineering In Iraq

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

Investment Opportunity in Glass Production

The State Company for Glass and Refractories Industry (SCG&R) [State Company for Glass and Ceramic Industries (SCGCI)], part of Iraq’s Ministry of Industry and Minerals (MIM), has announced an investment opportunity, sharing in management and production, according to investment Iraqi Law (No.22 of 1997 article 15 /III ) to moderate, increasing capacities, and improve quality for […]

Turkey contributes $750,000 to Stabilization in Mosul

The Government of Turkey has contributed US$750,000 to the UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), which finances fast-track initiatives in areas liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Based on priorities identified by the Government of Iraq and local authorities, FFS helps quickly repair public infrastructure, provides grants to small businesses, […]

Capacity Building Support for National Water Sector

UNESCO & EU launching the second module of Capacity Building Support for the National Water Sector of Iraq In the framework of joint efforts towards supporting the Iraqi government in overcoming the devastating impact of water shortage, UNESCO and the European Union (EU) have initiated the Capacity Building project component under phase II of the […]

UNDP to Implement E-Tendering system in Iraq

The UN Development Programme (UNDP)’s Iraq Country Office has announced that, starting 1st May 2017, all procurement processes will be conducted using an online E-Tendering system (Electronic Tendering Platform). The initiative of E-Tendering will allow UNDP to further improve transparency and efficiency in the procurement process and will help to reduce the time needed to […]

Back to the Future: The Restoration of Iraq, and British Expertise

By Ashley Goodall. Back to the future.  The restoration of Iraq and British expertise. Iraq has been in the news for a generation and our perceptions have been coloured by conflict and the near destruction of the Middle East’s most wealthy and civilised country. In the 1970’s Iraq was not only a secular and relatively […]

UK Minister Renews Commitment to Iraq

The UK’s Minister for the Middle East, Tobias Ellwood, met with political leaders in Baghdad and Erbil to reaffirm the UK’s commitment to defeating Daesh and support efforts to bring unity to Iraq. In Baghdad, Minister Ellwood met with Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi, Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Jaafari, and Speaker of Parliament Salim Al-Jibouri, to emphasise […]

Hospital Investment Opportunity in Baghdad

The Ministry of Health (MOH) and the National Investment Commission (NIC) have announced an investment opportunity in Ibn Sina (Avicenna) hospital (rehabilitation, operation and management) in accordance with the investment law no. (13) for the year 2006, as amended. Willing investors, companies or organizations are to present their (Commercial and Technical) offers to the Contracts […]

Inherent Resolve Strikes Target ISIS in Syria, Iraq

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, conducting 31 strikes consisting of 99 engagements against ISIS targets on Monday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported yesterday. Officials reported details of the latest strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Strikes […]

UK Firm wins Award for work in Iraq

Pell Frischmann has won the British Expertise ‘International Masterplanning Project of the Year’ Award at their 2017 awards dinner. Its Three Cities Masterplanning project saw transport infrastructure masterplanned for Basra, Hilla, and the combined Najaf and Kufa conurbation. To achieve that, the company helped each city to overcome a shortage of much needed local skills […]