Archive | Construction & Engineering In Iraq

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

MAN Energy Solutions Cements Iraqi Deals

MAN Energy Solutions has successfully commissioned six MAN 18V32/40 engines in a cement factory in Samawa, Iraq, and delivered five more engines of the same type to a freshwater-treatment plant in Basra. “The country’s infrastructure has suffered greatly from armed conflict in the past and the re-electrification of Iraq is pivotal for further growth and […]

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Jordan’s Contractors see New Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. Business leaders in Jordan have reportedly welcomed increased access to Iraq’s $88.2-billion reconstruction efforts. According to a report from Jordan Tmes, a recent agreement to grant Jordanian construction contractors equal status to their Iraqi peers was described as “a God-sent miracle” by engineer and board member of the Jordan Construction Contractors Association (JCCA) […]

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France Pledges 1bn EUR Loan to Rebuild Iraq

By John Lee. France has reportedly agreed to lend Iraq 1 billion euros to help in the reconstruction efforts. According to Reuters, Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian announced the agreement to reporters following a meeting on Monday with his Iraqi counterpart Mohammed al-Hakim in Baghdad. The cost of reconstruction in Iraq is estimated at $88 […]

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Jordan and Iraq plan to Increase Trade

By John Lee. King Abdullah II of Jordan arrives in Baghdad today on an official visit to Iraq for talks with President Barham Salih, and Prime Minister Adil Abd Al Mahdi and senior officials, with a view to strengthening bilateral relations and regional development. According to a report from The Arab Weekly, the two countries […]

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$2m to Launch of Mosul Heritage Stabilization Program

Cultural Property Consultants (CPC) and the University of Pennsylvania Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations (NELC) have been awarded a $2 million grant to launch the Mosul Heritage Stabilization Program (MHSP). MHSP seeks to assist Iraqis in the preservation and protection of cultural heritage by contributing to the maintenance and promotion of cultural memory, […]

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China Wins Contract for $246m Cement Plant

By John Lee. China’s Sinoma International Engineering has signed a $246-million contract to build a 6000-tonne/day clinker production line in Iraq. The plant will be built for Iraqi Cement in the Samawah of Muthanna. It will handle the entire production process, from raw material crushing to finished cement packaging. Once the contract is finalised, the […]

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Video: Iraq’s Yazidi Projects face Funding Threat

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. In northern Iraq, several projects are trying to help Yazidi women support themselves and their loved ones after ISIL drove them from their towns and villages into refugee camps. But as the threat […]

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Iraqi Kurdistan struggles to end Violence against Women

By Fazel Hawramy for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Shaima was 17 years old and entering her junior year in school in Erbil. Her mother, who was worried about family “honor,” often challenged her daughter in heated discussions. Eventually, […]

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Sinjar Road Reconnects Yazidis, Kurds with Baghdad

By Amberin Zaman for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Sinjar road reconnects estranged Yazidis and Kurds with Baghdad Nadia Murad (pictured), the Nobel prize laureate who has emerged as the universal face of Yazidi persecution by the Islamic […]

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Iraq starts Rebuilding iconic Mosul Mosque

Iraqi religious leaders have laid the cornerstone to rebuild Mosul’s landmark Al-Nouri Grand Mosque, which was blown up in the battle with Daesh terrorists in 2017. The mosque and its iconic leaning minaret were built in the 12th century. Iraqi forces defeated the terror group in the last of its urban strongholds last year, recapturing […]

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