Archive | Construction & Engineering In Iraq

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

Sarens delivers Oil Rig to North Rumaila

Maneuvering through narrow streets in the stifling heat, 24 Sarens employees and 5 police officers successfully delivered an oil rig to the North Rumaila Oil Field in southern Iraq. This super-giant oil field is an important resource: it contains an estimated 17 billion barrels of oil, or 12% of the country’s reserves. Sarens performed the […]

Australia contributes US$1.5m to Stabilization in Iraq

The Government of Australia has contributed an additional US$1.5 million to 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). This brings Australia’s total contribution to FFS to almost US$3 million to date. Based on priorities identified by the Government of […]

Locals in Anbar take Reconstruction into own Hands

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Locals In Anbar Take Reconstruction And Security Into Their Own Hands Sick of waiting for promised aid, locals in Anbar are doing their best to reconstruct their own lives – […]

How British Creativity can Help Iraq

By Ashley Goodall. How British Creativity can help Iraq and rebuild nations and communities. As middle Eastern economies begin to realise dependency on oil is no longer an option, they are diversifying their economies and evolving their cultures to position for the future, key is creativity and the tech economy. For many the’ Iraq’ word […]

Chinese Company wins $445m Construction Order

By John Lee. Chinese engineering company Norinco International has reportedly signed a contract with Jabal Bazian Co for General Trading [Jabal Jaber Bazian Company for General Trading] for the construction of a new cement plant in Iraq. The $445-million contract covers the plant’s production line design, purchasing, construction management, operational work as well as  administration […]

A Stabilization Milestone is reached in Fallujah

Marking a key milestone in Fallujah’s recovery, the Government of Iraq and UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS) re-opened Al Azrakiyah Water Treatment Plant, which provides safe water to more than 60% of the city. The rehabilitation of the plant was one of the key projects requested by the Anbar Command Cell, which is responsible […]

IMF reaches Agreement on Stand-By Arrangement with Iraq

IMF Team Reaches Staff-Level Agreement on Second Review of Stand-By Arrangement with Iraq The Iraqi authorities and an International Monetary Fund (IMF) team reached a staff-level agreement on the second review of the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) that was approved by the IMF Executive Board on July 7, 2016 (See Press Release No. 16/321). The SBA […]

Air Strikes Continue in Effort to Defeat ISIS

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria on Saturday, conducting 32 strikes consisting of 65 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported yesterday. Officials reported details of yesterday’s strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Strikes in Syria In Syria, […]

Calls for Govt to approve Deal for Iraq-Jordan Highway

The Head of the Parliamentary Finance Committee, Mohammed al-Halboussi, has reportedly requested that the Iraqi government expedite the approval of the protection and security contract for the International Highway between Iraq and Jordan and allow the re-opening of the border-crossing between the two countries. Halboussi stated that the project was considered an exceptional one, which […]

MAN supplies Engines to Iraq

Germany’s MAN Diesel & Turbo has delivered six MAN 18V32/40 engines, including gensets and mechanical equipment, to its customer CGGC-UN Power Co Ltd. (China Gezhouba Group Cooperation) in Samawah, Iraq. CGGC is taking on the role of EPC contractor (engineering, procurement, construction) in the building of a 50 MW captive power plant for a cement […]

Inherent Resolve Strikes Target ISIS in Syria, Iraq

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria on Sunday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported yesterday. Officials reported details of yesterday’s strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Strikes in Syria Coalition military forces conducted 18 strikes consisting of 21 […]

UNIDO, Japan support Projects for Economic Recovery

UNIDO and Japan support two projects for economic recovery and social stabilization in Iraq The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Government of Japan have agreed to launch two projects in Iraq to lift the burden on the local communities affected by the influx of people who have had to flee their homes […]