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Alstom Signs €400m Power Contract in Iraq

Patrick Kron, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Alstom, and the Iraqi Vice Minister of Electricity, His Excellency Salam Kazzaz, signed on 11 December, in the presence of His Excellency Karim Aftan El Jumaily, Minister of Electricity, a contract worth approximately €400 million to build the 728 MW Al Mansuriya gas-fired power plant in the […]

Iraq Approves $540m Electricity Deal with Alstom

AFP reports that the Iraqi cabinet has approved a $540 million contract for French firm Alstom to build a 182.4 megawatt gas power plant in central Iraq. Ggovernment spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh said in a statement that the plant, which should be up and running 18 months after the signature of the contract, is to be […]

Baghdad Mayor Discusses Baghdad Metro with French Company

The Mayor of Baghdad, Sabir al-Issawi, met representatives of the French company Sistra [Systra] to discuss the studies and designs for the Baghdad Metro Project, a Mayoralty statement reported on Wednesday, according to Aswat al-Iraq. “The Mayoralty’s Designs Department had prepared over the past few months the detailed dossiers about the transportation problems in Baghdad, […]

Electricity Ministry Studies Offers for 7 Power Grids

A technical committee at the Iraqi Electricity Ministry is studying the offers by international companies to set up power grids in seven Iraqi provinces, according to AKnews. A Ministry spokesman, Musab al-Mudarres, told the agency that the Ministry has began studying eight offers from international companies which hope to establish power grids in Babel, Kirkuk, Nineveh, […]

Alstom in Deal for High-Speed Rail in Iraq

French engineering group Alstom is in exclusive talks to build a high-speed rail line between Baghdad, French junior transport minister Thierry Mariani announced. "Alstom and the Iraqi railway have signed a memorandum of understanding to build a high-speed rail line between Baghdad and Basra," Mariani told journalists at the Paris International Airshow, according to a […]

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France's Alstom to Head Baghdad Metro Project

Reuters reports that the French engineering group that has signed an outline agreement to build a metro line above Baghdad's streets is in fact Alstom. Shaker al-Zamili, the head of Baghdad Investment Commission, said on Thursday that Iraqi officials signed a memorandum of understanding with Alstom in France last week. An Alstom spokeswoman in Paris […]