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Pell Frischmann completes Design of $700m Iraq Water System

By John Lee. UK-based engineering firm Pell Frischmann has reportedly completed the design of a $700-million water infrastructure rehabilitation project in Iraq. According to a report from TradeArabia, the Water Supply Sector Loan Project involves refurbishing aging facilities and building new infrastructure to support the public health of residents in the Ninewa, Anbar and Salah […]

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 […]

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 […]

Romanian Companies may Dredge Tigris and Euphrates

By John Lee. The Minister of Water Resources, Dr.Hassan Janabi, has met with the Romanian Ambassador in Baghdad, Mr. Lacop Prada and the Economic Officer of the Embassy. During the meeting, they discussed cooperation in the area of irrigation, and the possible contribution of Romanian companies in dredging the Tigris and Euphrates rivers and preparing […]

Japan to Resume Lending to Iraq

By John Lee. Nikkei Asian Review reports that state-owned Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) and the country’s two leading commercial banks — Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking — are preparing to make Japan’s first loan to Iraq in 31 years. The consortium will support an Iraqi government power project with a […]

AMAR Water Treatment Plant revitalises Basra Community

By Emily Couch. Clean water, clean start: AMAR water treatment plant revitalises Basra Community Iraq has long been hampered by a failing water system. The devastating 2007 cholera outbreak underlined the desperate need to improve Iraq’s water and sanitation systems. In 2008, UNICEF reported that less than 50% of the country’s population had access to […]