Archive | Construction & Engineering In Iraq

Iraq Business News brings you the latest information on developments and opportunities in the construction & engineering industries in Iraq.

Unauthorized Construction Material Warning

The Ministry of Planning has warned citizens against dealing with unauthorized construction materials, a ministerial statement said on Tuesday. “A source from the Central Organization for Standardization and Quality Control (COSQC) of the Ministry of Planning and Development Cooperation (MoPDC) warned citizens against a number of local and imported goods as they lack basic requirements,” […]

Water Project Opened in Ninewa

The Ministry of Housing and Construction on Tuesday opened a big water project that supplies the western part of Ninewa province with drinking water. “The project has a design capacity of 10 thousand cubic meters per hour,” Yelmaz Abbas, an official from the Ministry, said in a speech for the occasion. He said that the […]

Work Starts on Oldest Bridge in Hindiya

Maintenance work has begun on Karbala’s oldest bridge, which was built during the royal era, the head of the city’s provincial council said on Tuesday. “On Tuesday, technical teams and engineers from a local company started maintenance work on the old Tuweireg Bridge in al-Hindiya district (20 km east of Karbala),” Mohammed Hameed al-Moussawi told […]

10,000 Houses for West Diwaniya

The investment commission in Diwaniya has discussed with a German firm a project to build 10,000 houses in the west of the province, the commission’s head said on Sunday. “The project will be located on the Diwaniya-Shafia road (7 km west of Diwaniya),” Eng. Hakem al-Khazaie told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. “The final contracts will […]

New Korean Contracts – Massive Investment in Basra

Aswat al Iraq reports that The Iraqi National Investment Commission is planning to offer 750 investment projects to South Korean firms. The total value of the projects exceeds $600 billion, and includes the building of a new city. The announcement follows a visit to the country last week by a high-powered delegation of Korean businessmen […]

Foreign Contruction Companies Needed for Housing

Aswat Al Iraq reports that the Iraqi minister of housing and reconstruction, Bayan Dizayee, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with her Jordanian counterpart on mutual cooperation in the fields of reconstruction and housing. “The memorandum encourages investors to invest in the fields of construction.” Meanwhile, the National Investment Commission has received proposals to […]

Dewan Wins Baghdad Design Contest

After months of study, registration and design work, Dewan Architects and Engineers, one of the region’s leading architectural and engineering consulting firms, have done it. They submitted the winning design for the contest organized by Baghdad Municipality. In the grand final Dewan were declared the winners and were presented with their award by the Iraqi […]

$67m for Roads in Baghdad

A total of 80 billion Iraqi dinars (ID), about US $67m, has been allocated to improve the roads in the capital Baghdad, the local municipality said on Tuesday. The money will be used to pave the main streets and highways in the capital, change traffic lights in central Baghdad and to continue construction work on […]

Housing Loans to Journalists

The Iraqi Journalists Union announced on Tuesday that the Iraqi Housing Bank will lend Iraqi media men up to ID30 million to build houses. “Special privileges will be granted to interested journalists,” the union said in a release received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency. It said that many Iraqi journalists are in need of a […]

Iraq, Jordan Mull Cooperation in Housing Sector

Iraqi Minister of Housing and Reconstruction Bayan Daza Yi discussed on Tuesday with Jordanian Prime Minister Samir Rifai the means of strengthening bilateral relations especially in the areas of housing, according to Petra news agency. “During the meeting, the Jordanian prime minister stressed the need to boost the historical bilateral co-operation to serve the common […]