Archive | Construction & Engineering In Iraq

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First Stage of Basra Bridge Finalized

A local company in the province of Basra finalized on Thursday the first stage of the Sahat Saad Bridge at a cost of 12 billion Iraqi dinars, Basra’s governor said. “The opening of this service project will help ease traffic congestions in the large city whose population reached three million people,” the governor told Aswat […]

New Mechanism to Rebuild Part of Central Baghdad

Works started to prepare a mechanism to rebuild part of central Baghdad, the mayor of the capital said on Wednesday. “The project will be implemented according to international design and complies with modernity requirements,” the Baghdad Mayoralty said in a release on Wednesday received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency. It said that the Baghdad Mayoralty […]

Project to Develop Commercial Street in Kut

There is a project to develop the Al-Zahraa St. in Kut city, with a total cost of more than ID4 billion, Wassit governor said on Wednesday. “The project will be finalized by an Iraqi firm within 300 days,” Lateef Hamad al-Tarfa told Aswat al-Iraq news agency on Wednesday. He said that the street will be […]

Work to Begin on 2 Investment Projects in Baghdad

Work will soon begin on two investment projects that will provide more than 100,000 housing units in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad’s Mayor Sabir al-Issawi said on Tuesday. “The Baghdad Mayoralty has completed negotiations with the company assigned to invest in al-Rasheed Camp to build 65,000 housing units, and entertainment, commercial, sports and medical facilities…,” the […]

Strategic Road to Be Paved in Shaqlawa

Local companies have begun work on a project to pave a strategic road that links many villages in Shaqlawa district at an approximate total cost of $6 million U.S. dollars, the governor of Arbil said on Sunday. “The project will be financed through the provincial development budget,” Governor Nozad Hadi told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. […]

Gov’t Approves Investment Plan to 500,000 Residential Units

The Iraqi Council of Ministers has approved an investment plan to build 500 thousand residential units throughout Iraq. “The Council also authorized the finance minister to sign any complementary contracts with respect to the deals to purchase airplanes from Bombardier Aerospace and The Boeing Company,” Dr. Ali al-Dabbagh, the official spokesperson of the Iraqi government, […]

Baghdad Mayoralty Rebuilds Salhiya Compound

The campaign to rebuild the Salhiya residential compound has begun, the Baghdad mayor’s office said on Monday. “The Baghdad Mayoralty also released the second dispatch of compensation funds to people affected by the terrorist bombing on August 19, 2009,” said the release that was received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency. The bombing targeted the Salhiya […]

Turkish Firm to Build Hospital in Iraq

Iraq’s health ministry has said it has signed an agreement with a Turkish firm to build a new hospital in the city of al-Nassiriya, Aswat al-Iraq news agency has reported. The 400-bed, $143.5m hospital will have three buildings that should comprise all medical specializations as well as 10 operation theatres, six maternity wards and training […]

Prime Minister Maliki’s Visit to Karnbala Results in Three Projects; Two of Them to the Value 25 Billion Dinars

Governor of Karbala said the short visit of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to the city on Sunday, resulted in three important projects the cost of two of them amounting to 25.315 billion dinars (more than 22 million U.S. dollars). The architect Amal al din alhir , that Al-Maliki “laying the foundation for two important projects […]

Contract with UAE Firm to Build Highest Hotel in Karbala

The Al-Ataba al-Hussayniya (Hussein Mosque) Board has signed a contract with a firm from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to build a five-star two-tower tourist hotel with a capacity of 3,000 guests, the board’s relations director said on Sunday. “The mosque’s board secretary, Sheikh Abdulmahdi al-Karbalaie, signed the contract with the chairman of the UAE […]

Governor of Basra Discusses Infrastructure Rehabilitation with the British Department of Development

Governor of Basra, Cltag Abboud Mayah, during a meeting with British Program Director in the Department for International Development Sue Vardel, on Thursday, discusses participation in rehabilitation of infrastructure in Basra, according to a statement issued by the conservative media. According to the statement, the meeting is “to discuss the participation of the British Department […]