Tag Archives | Taji

UltiSat wins Satcom Contract with SOS Int’l

UltiSat has been awarded a contract by SOS International (SOSi) to provide an integrated and managed satellite communications network solution in Taji, Iraq. SOSi is a provider of logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to clients in the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities. UltiSat is tasked to deploy, operate, and maintain […]

Taji Power Plant Goes Online

Iraq’s future is a 168 megawatt brighter today as the Ministry of Electricity and the Emirati firm Uruk Engineering & Contracting announced that the Taji Power Plant Project is now online and operational. The Ministry of Electricity had launched a “fast track” program for its power generation projects following the announcement; and the Taji development […]

Weekly Security Update for 1st December 2011

As the US military withdrawal continues, levels of violence rose in Iraq over the past week. Incidents were concentrated in Baghdad, Mosul and Kirkuk, while the southern city of Basrah also saw a bomb attack the day before an international oil and gas conference opened in the city. Otherwise there has been a countrywide rise […]

Three Firms Bid to Build 1,014 MW Power Plant

Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity said on Wednesday that it had received bids by three foreign companies to build a 1,014 megawatt gas power plant in the town of Taji, 20 km (12 miles) north of Baghdad. Reuters reports that South Korea’s Hyundai Engineering & Construction bid at around $500 million, Egypt’s Orascom Construction at $463 […]