Archive | Construction & Engineering In Iraq

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

Opportunity to Support Iraq's Street Children

From the Iraqi Children Foundation (ICF). Dear ICF friends, Our annual "In Their Shoes" 5K race weekend in Washington DC draws dignitaries, diplomats, veterans and business-people, families, and the media. This year we are doing things a little differently, and you can join us online for our first INTERNATIONAL VIRTUAL EVENT.  Run, walk, bike or swim to help us meet […]

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Rasmi Al Jabri, 1939 - 2020

By Christophe Michels, Managing Director of the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC). Engineer Rasmi Al Jabri passed away suddenly yesterday on a walk outside his home in Erbil. He will be missed by his family, his tribe and his many friends, colleagues and admirers. Rasmi was born 1939 in the city of Qurnah in Southern Iraq, where […]

Joint Statement on US-Iraq Strategic Dialogue

The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America and the Republic of Iraq: The Government of Iraq, led by Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein, and the Government of United States, led by Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, held a meeting of the Higher Coordinating Committee today in […]

Serious Housing Crisis Creeps up on Iraq

By Ali Abdulhadi al-Mamouri for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq is facing a difficult housing crisis due to oil prices dropping amid the coronavirus pandemic. Click here to read the full story.

Japanese Firm Wins $4bn Iraq Project

By John Lee. Iraq's Council of Ministers has approved a contract with Japan's JGC Corporation to build a 55,000-bpd refinery in Basra province. According to a statement from the Ministry of Oil, the new plant will create 7,000 jobs, in addition to 70,000 during the construction phase. The General Manager of the South Refineries Company […]

Hyundai to Build Al-Khairat Power Station

The Cabinet held its weekly meeting on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi. The Cabinet discussed the needs of Iraq's health sector, and agreed several measures to expand existing capacity and introduce new services. The measures included: Adding additional ward capacity for the treatment of cancer patients at the National Amal Hospital and the […]