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U.S. Reconstruction Team Conducts Electricity Project in Basra

The U.S. reconstruction team in Basra has carried out an electricity project in the province at a total cost of $363,500 U.S. dollars, the team’s head said on Sunday. “The project included the establishment of a high and low pressure networks in al-Qibla area (western Basra),” the head of the U.S. reconstruction team in the […]

PRT Will Have No Big Projects in Basra in 2010 – Gov.

The U.S. Provincial Reconstruction Team (P.R.T) will have no big projects in Basra in 2010, Gov. Shaltagh al-Mayiah said on Thursday. “They will be preparing to depart,” Gov. al-Mayiah said in a press conference in Basra attended by Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He said that the P.R.T’s role in Basra will be limited to consultancy. […]

$24m to Build Sewage Network in Basra

The U.S. Provincial Reconstruction Team has embarked on a $24.400 million project to remove unhealthy water and build a sanitary sewage network in the southern Iraq city of Basra, the PRT chief said on Thursday. “Two networks costing $22.200 million will be erected in the areas of al-Abbas and al-Qibla to serve about 40,000 local […]

ID41billion Cost for 91 Water and Sewage Projects in Karbala

Ninety-one water and sewage projects were finalized in Karbala in 2009 at a total cost of ID41 billion, a local council member said on Thursday. “The projects were carried out by local firms and contractors,” Dr. Abbass Nasser Hassani, a member of the Karbala Provincial Council, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He said that the […]

Call to Have Censorship to Follow Service Projects’ Execution

The Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki visited yesterday Muthana Province and met its Governor and other high rank officials. Maliki opened at his visit the Rumaitha water Project and put the cornerstone for Samawa Luna Park. He called in a press statement from Samawa to form censorship system to track the ongoing service projects and to […]

Solar Water Project Implemented in Mosul Village

The water department in Ninewa has completed work on a solar water project in southeastern Mosul City, a local official said on Wednesday. “Technical teams have completed work on a water unit in Hawi Omm Aslan village, al-Namroud district (southeastern Mosul),” the director of al-Namroud district, Ahmed Obeid al-Issi, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. The […]

Iraq Closes in on Big Oil Deals but Short of Power

Awash with oil, Iraq is poised to ink several mega oil deals that will vault it into the top ranks of world oil producers, but the war-shattered country is back to grappling massive power shortages after a brief respite. Peak winter consumption of electricity due to heaters being run has resulted in what appears to […]

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