Archive | Construction & Engineering In Iraq

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

1st Residential Compound for Orphans in Karbala

A local company has begun construction work on a residential compound for the orphans in Karbala, the first project of its kind in the province. “The project is the first to be carried out by a non-governmental institution in al-Imam Awn area (15 km north of Karbala),” Aamer al-Shook, the founder of al-Mabra Institution, which […]

2 Bridges Completed in Amara

An Iraqi firm completed two bridges in central Amara city at a total cost of around $35.6 million. “Work on the two bridges began in May 2008,” Engineer Naji al-Lami, who supervised the project, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He said that the length of each bridge is around 586 meters. Amara, the capital city […]

Baghdad Mayoralty Starts Work on Dh38m Bridge

The Baghdad Mayoralty has commenced building work on a new bridge in the capital's eastern side of Al Rasafa at a total cost of 12 billion Iraqi dinars (Dh38.2 million), an official statement said on Sunday. "In co-operation with a specialised local company, engineers from the Baghdad Mayoralty have begun work on Sahet Al Khulafaa […]

Baghdad Mayoralty to Construct New Bridge

The Baghdad Mayoralty has commenced building work on a new bridge in the capital's eastern side of al-Rasafa at a total cost of 12 billion Iraqi dinars, an official statement said on Sunday. "In cooperation with a specialized local company, engineers from the Baghdad Mayoralty have begun work on Sahet al-Khulafaa Bridge in Bab al-Muadham […]

Second Side of Samawa toDiwaniya Highway Underway

Iraqi Council of Ministers approved on Tuesday the project for the second side of the Samawa toDiwaniya highway. “The new expansion is around 70 km length,” Ibrahim al-Mayali, the al-Muthana governor, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He said that the expansion will eliminate accidents on the current road, and helps linking provinces to each other. […]

$3.7m for New Security Building in Wassit

The Wassit governor laid on Tuesday the foundation stone for a new security building in the province, which will cost $3.7 million. “The project will be financed by the U.S. Support Team, and will be located in northern Kut City,” Majid al-Itabi, the Wassit media director, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He said that the […]

Cabinet OKs Project Linking Samawa to Highway

The cabinet’s economic committee approved a project to build a road linking Samawa to the highway in 27 km across the al-Warkaa district, the governor of al-Muthanna province revealed on Saturday. “The project approval was the outcome of efforts and discussions by the local administration in al-Muthanna,” Ibrahim Soliman al-Mayali told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. […]

20 Projects Achieved in Diwaniya

Technical and engineering staffs in Diwaneya roads and bridges department, performed 20 projects through the past 6 months including developing regions plan for the past year, in time the province gained ID 360 M from compensations amounts resulted from war damages. A source at the province said, that the technical and engineering staffs in Dewaniya […]

Real Estate Budget Conflicts for 2010 Reach to ID110 Bn

Commission of solving real estate commission has exposed that its budget for the next year is around ID110 billion, while it had announced its terminating to 77,000 lawsuits out of 157,000 relating to real-estate. In an exclusive statement to as-Sabah newspaper, head of the commission Ahmed Shia al-Barak said: the commission has been capable since […]

Government to Redevelop Sadr Township in Baghdad

The government has drawn up plans to build 30,000 housing units in the low-income neighborhood of Sadr City, a slum area where more than 2 million people live. The city was formerly known as al-Thawra or Revolution but was renamed for Sadr, a senior Shiite cleric whose mysterious death the country’s Shiite Muslims blame on […]