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Iraq signs MoU with American Concrete Institute

By John Lee. Iraq's Ministry of Construction has announced that its Building Research Department signed a memorandum of understanding with the American Concrete Institute (ACI). The MoU aims to, "increase cooperation and coordination in the field of improving concrete facilities, through the preparation of research and publications, holding meetings and conferences, membership of committees, activities […]

Turkish Firm installs Concrete Plants in Iraq

By John Lee. Turkish company Elkon has said it has completed the installation of three concrete batching plants in Iraq. The installations are located in Baghdad, Diwaniya and Kut: Baghdad: Elkomix-135 Quick Master Compact Concrete Plant commissioned in Baghdad produces 3.33 m³ of vibrated concrete in each cycle with the ELKON twinshaft mixer with a […]

Hanwha Opens Precast Concrete Plant at Bismayah

Prime Minister Nouri Kamil al-Maliki has opened the new Hanwha Precast Concrete Plant at the Bismayah New City development near Baghdad. Speaking at the event, he said that “this project is our dream that has come true because it reflects our hope to provide housing units for all Iraqi people who were deprived of their […]

Al-Fayha sees Precast Future for better Iraq

Sarmad Al-Khudairi, CEO of Al-Fayha Building Solutions, one of the biggest industrial contractors and service providers in south Iraq, is focusing resources on its precast concrete business in response to soaring demand, according to a report in Construction Week. He told CW in an interview: “We are focusing on our main business, which is the […]

$270m Chinese Concrete Factory for Muthana

Staff from the China National Building Material Company, CNBM, have started work on the construction of the first concrete factory in al-Muthana province. "The Chinese firm will construct the factory for an Iraqi investor," a local source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He explained that the total cost of the project is $270 million [320 […]