By John Lee.
Lafarge Iraq has signed an agreement with Iraq's General Company for Land Transportation (GCLT) to transport cement.
The contract is the largest in the history of the GCLT, which is owned by Iraq's Ministry for Transport. It will run for one year, and may be extended for five years.
Lafarge Iraq is a subsidiary of Swiss-based giant LafargeHolcim Group.
(Source: Ministry for Transport)