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Finnish Firm wins Repeat Order in Iraq

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has said it will supply the equipment to enable an efficient, reliable, and independent power source for an Iraqi cement producing plant. The 20 MW engine power plant is being built by Al Shumookh Lucky Investments Ltd, a JV company of Lucky Cement Limited and a limited liability company registered in […]

Trial Production starts at Attock Cement

By John Lee. Attock Cement Pakistan Limited (ACPL), which makes the Falcon brand of cements, has announced that trial production has started at its newly-built plant in Iraq. The Express Tribune quotes analyst Syeda Humaira Akhtar as saying: “The demand scenario in Iraq is very strong and it is going to be stronger with expected […]

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 […]

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 […]

Negotiations Ongoing for Samawah Clinker Plant

By John Lee. Pakista-based Lucky Cement has said it is currently in negotiation with its suppliers to finalize plant and machinery at its greenfield clinker production facility in Samawah. In its Annual Financial Report, the company said it plans to achieve financial close and commercial production is third quarter of calendar year 2018 and last […]

New Investment Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The National Investment Commission (NIC) has announced new investment opportunities in Iraq: Glass production, State Company for Glass and Refractories Overhead Cranes, State Company for Steel Industries Fallujah Cement Plant, Iraqi State Cement Company (Source: National Investment Commission) (Picture: Business opportunity word cloud, from ibreakstock/Shutterstock)

6 New Investment Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The National Investment Commission (NIC) has announced six new investment opportunities in Iraq: New Housing Compounds, Ministry of Water Resources Lime plant in Karbala, Iraqi Cement State Company Caustic/chlorine plant in Khor al-Zubair, State Company for Petrochemical Industries Industrial and medical gases, Al-Zawraa State Company Chlorine plant in Muthanna, General Company for […]

Lucky Cement to Invest $109m in Samawah

By John Lee. Pakistan’s Lucky Cement has announced a plan to build a greenfield clinker production facility in Samawah. The plant will have a capacity of 1.2 million tons per annum, and will be set up as a joint venture project with the company’s existing local partner. The company already has a cement grinding unit […]

5 New Investment Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The National Investment Commission (NIC) has announced five new investment opportunities in Iraq: Rehabilitation and Operation of Basrah Salt Plant Investment Opportunity in Rubber Industries Investment Opportunity in Cement Sector Rehabilitation of Aluminum Plant/ Ur State Company Rehabilitation and Modernization of Bentonite Activation Plant (Source: National Investment Commission)

Six Industrial Projects Open for Investment

By John Lee. Iraq’s National Investment Commission (NIC) has included six industrial projects in its list of major strategic projects to be presented during the Kuwait International Conference for Iraq Reconstruction, to be held in Kuwait from 12th to 14th February: A. Rehabilitation and development of white cement plants in Falluja. Area: 642000m² Production capacity: […]

Lucky Cement Expansion to be completed by November

By John Lee. Pakistan’s Lucky Cement has reported that the first phase of the brown-field expansion of its cement grinding unit in Iraq is expected to come online by October 2017. It will hava a capacity of 0.4355 million tons per annum, representing half of the planned 0.871-million-ton expansion. The second half the expansion is […]

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 […]