Tag Archives | Besmaya

GE completes Major Work at Bismaya Power Plant

By John Lee. GE Gas Power has reported that it has successfully completed services on four 9F.03 gas turbines, two steam turbines and six generators at Iraq's Besmaya Power Plant safely and on time, while continuing to execute wider operations and maintenance (O&M) works at the site despite the many challenges posed by the COVID-19 […]

NATO Secretary General visits Iraq

NATO Secretary General visits Iraq, praises Allied trainers and Iraqi forces Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg began an official visit to Iraq on Monday (5 March 2018), paying a visit to NATO’s training facilities in Besmaya. For over a year, NATO has conducted training and capacity building activities for hundreds of Iraqi security forces, helping them […]

More Iraq Business for SOS Int'l

By John Lee. SOS International (SOSi) of, Reston, Virginia, has been awarded a $100-million firm-fixed-price incrementally funded contract with options for base life support, Camp Taji, Iraq. Work will be performed in Iraq with an estimated completion date of June 30, 2018. One bid was solicited with one received. The company has previously been involved […]

New Iraqi Budget Deepens Housing Crisis

By Omar al-Shaher for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The strenuous efforts exerted to handle the housing crisis were quickly rendered useless when the ratified 2013 general budget did away with the allocations for the housing fund, which was to […]