Archive | Construction & Engineering In Iraq

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

$878m Arbitration Case against Iraqi Govt Dismissed

By John Lee. The World Bank's International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) has reportedly dismissed a German investor's claim arising out of the Iraqi Government's alleged takeover of a cement factory in Kirkuk. In the case (ICSID Case No. ARB/20/21), AHG Industry GmbH & Co. KG was said to be claiming $878 million […]

Hanwha "Abandons" $10bn Bismayah Project

By John Lee. South Korea's Hanwha Engineering & Construction has reportedly abandoned construction at the giant Bismayah New City housing project near Baghdad. According to Korea Economic Daily, the decision was made having failed to receive payments for years from the Iraqi government. It says the company expects losses of up to $581 million if […]

Foundation Stone laid for Iraq-Jordan Electricity Interconnector

By John Lee. Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi and the Prime Minister of Jordan, Bisher Al-Khasawneh, have laid the foundation stone for the Iraqi-Jordanian electricity interconnector. Al-Kadhimi said the project will help secure the exchange of energy between the two countries, and reflects the policy of openness and cooperation adopted by this government. On the […]

New Digitised Mapping Service for Erbil

By John Lee. A new startup has reportedly announced a new product that digitises real estate maps. According to a report from Iraq Tech, Optionline's Naxsha is cloud-based real-estate software that "offers agencies a customisable platform to build and use data to improve their sales strategy." The app currently only contains maps of Erbil city, […]

$18m New Projects started in Zakho

KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani has laid the foundation stones on Tuesday for several projects budgeted at over 26 billion Dinars [$18 million] in the Zakho Autonomous Administration. The projects include the construction of several highways and schools, as well as the renovation of Zakho's old bazaar. Prime Minister Barzani stressed the importance of the […]

Night Bird Construction: A fresh new approach to the Iraqi construction industry

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Italian Firm presents Plans for Major Iraqi Rail Project

By John Lee. Italian engineering consultancy Progetti Europa & Global S.p.A. (PEG) has met with the¬†Secretary-General of Iraq's Council of Ministers, Dr. Hamid Naim Al-Ghazi, to discuss the rail project connecting southern and northern Iraq. At the meeting, the company gave a detailed presentation on the stages of feasibility studies, the proposed routes, the supporting […]