Archive | Construction & Engineering In Iraq

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

Erbil Firm Wins UN Housing Contract

By John Lee. Erbil-based Aswar Al-Hadhaba General Trading, Contracting and Transportation Ltd has won a contract with the United Nations Secretariat for the post-conflict reconstruction of 21 low cost core housing units In Yathrib Sub-District, Balad district, Salah Al Din Governorate, Iraq The contract is valued at $428,835. (Source: UNGM)

Rafael City Project to be "an Urban Revolution"

By John Lee. The Chairwoman of Iraq's National Investment Commission (NIC), Suha Daoud Najjar (pictured), has said that the new Rafael City project in Baghdad will change the direction of investment and reconstruction in Iraq, describing it as "an urban revolution by all modern standards of construction and designs." She added that the vast majority […]

Iraqi Cabinet Pushes Reconstruction Projects in Mosul

The Council of Ministers (cabinet) has held its regular session during a visit to the city of Mosul, headed by Prime Minister Mr. Mustafa Al-Kadhimi. Several decisions were voted on, including: The Nineveh Governorate frozen assets will be released into projects for the benefit of the departments, provided that these projects are identified, in coordination […]

Kurdistan Potato Processor opens state-of-the-art Storage Facilities

By John Lee. A Kurdistan-based manufacturer of potato chips (crisps) has reportedly opened a new state-of-the-art potato storage facility. According to PotatoPro, Beirut Erbil for Potato Products (BEPPCO) installed ten cold storage rooms on an area of 5,332 square meters, with a storage capacity about 10,000 tons. The company sells under the brands Mr. Krisper […]

Water Governance in Basra

By Michael Mason, for the London School of Economics (LSE) Middle East Centre. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Water Governance in Basra In summer 2018 protests erupted in Basra amidst a water contamination crisis, with over 100,000 admitted to hospital by […]

US Announces $155m Humanitarian Assistance for Iraq

The United States is pleased to announce nearly $155 million in additional humanitarian assistance for the people of Iraq as well as Iraqi refugees in the region and generous communities hosting them. With this additional funding from the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S. humanitarian support for Iraq amounts to […]

Chinese Oil Companies fill void in Iraq

By Salam Zidane for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Chinese oil companies fill void in Iraq As major Western oil companies reconsider their positions in Iraq, China is seizing the opportunities offered by their departure. Click here to […]

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