Tag Archives | China National Machinery & Equipment Import & Export Corp (CMEC)

CMEC to Expand in Iraqi Electricity Sector?

By John Lee. During their recent visit to China, the Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs, accompanied by the Ministers of Transport and Electricity visited the China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC), which specializes in transport, energy, communications and heavy engineering equipment. The company is already involved in the reconstruction of Salah al-Din power station and […]

Siemens to Upgrade Shatt Al Basra Power Plant

Germany’s Siemens will upgrade one of the country’s largest gas-fired power plants. Under a new contract, Siemens will add 650 megawatts (MW) to Shatt Al Basra Gas Power Plant, which currently has a power generation capacity of 1,250 MW and consists of non-Siemens turbines operating in simple-cycle mode. Siemens will supply five of its highly-efficient […]

Iraq in $1bn Power Deals with Chinese, Korean Firms

Reuters reports that Iraq has finalised a $1.08 billion contract with the China National Machinery & Equipment Import & Export Corp (CMEC) to build a 1,260-megawatt thermal power plant. “The signing will take place next week or the week after,” Laith al-Mamury, the head of investments and contracts at the ministry, said at a ceremony […]

More Details of Basra Power Contract, Chinese Company Involved

According to a report from Reuters, the Saudi-based Dao al-Jomaih Group tendered the low bid of $204.4 million to install four gas turbines in Iraq’s southern Basra province. Salam Qazaz, Iraq’s deputy electricity minister, said on Tuesday that the units will have a total generating capacity of 500 megawatts (MW) and will be installed at […]