Tag Archives | Denmark

EU Planes Deliver 266 tonnes of Relief Assistance

The European Commission is currently working alongside EU Member States to facilitate emergency aid deliveries in Iraq, to help people affected by the crisis in Mosul. Three additional planes carrying emergency assistance from Austria and France have now touched ground in Iraq, bringing the total number of flights facilitated and co-financed by the Commission to […]

FLSmidth $200m Contract with Iraq Cement Co

Danish-based FLSmidth has signed a contract worth more than $200 million with the Iraqi Cement Company, to supply a total of 6,000 tonnes of cement per day to the production line for the Al Muthana region. The contract is a full EPC order, comprising engineering, all FLSmidth equipment supplies, erection and construction, as well as […]

Bukkahave to supply Land Cruisers to Iraq

By John Lee. Bukkehave Inc. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has been awarded a $13,489,972 contract to supply 300 Toyota Land Cruiser pickup trucks and common spare parts for Iraq. Work will be performed in Oman, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 30, 2016. The company is headquartered in Denmark. (Source: US Dept of Defense) […]

Iraq Falls in Ease of Doing Business index

By John Lee. Iraq has been ranked 161th out of 189 countries in the World Bank‘s recent Doing Business 2016 report, down from 156th place the previous year. Top of the list were Singapore, New Zealand and Denmark, with last place going to Eritrea, just behind Libya and South Sudan. The pace of business regulatory […]

Maersk Oil Back in Iraq

By John Lee. Denmark's Maersk Oil is re-starting its operations in Iraqi Kurdistan, having pulled out in August due to the threat posed by the Islamic State (IS). Company boss Jakob Thomasen (pictured) told Børsen: “It’s obvious that the things that have happened over the summer haven’t been pleasant to witness for Maersk Oil, a […]

Denmark to Participate in the Kurdistan Development

The Danish Ambassador to Iraq, Mr. Gert Meinecke, met with KRG Minister Falah Mustafa and other officials from the Department of Foreign Relations yesterday to announce that Danish companies will be participating in the progress and development of the Kurdistan Region. Ambassador Meinecke visited the Region last month and met with President Masoud Barzani and […]

500 CSOs Unite on Vision for Kurdistan

Representatives of 500 CSOs have presented their vision for an agreement between public authorities and civil society in the Kurdistan region of Iraq following four months of consultations. The draft agreement, which will serve as a basis for upcoming discussions with Parliament and Government, is intended to improve cooperation between public authorities and civil society […]

German Company to Inspect Iraqi Imports

The Iraqi Ministry of Planning has reportedly signed a technical contract with a German company to inspect imports into Iraq. The Ministry said that the aim of the contract is "to limit the importation of bad goods or expired commodities and foodstuffs". According to a report from Aswat al-Iraq, the contract was signed with the […]

Ministry to Announce New Pre-Import Inspection Contracts

A spokesman for Iraq's Ministry of Planning and Development has said the ministry will announce the three contracts pre-import inspection next week. The Ministry has completed the final touches on the contracts for the international companies from France, Switzerland and Denmark, said Abd Al-Zahra al-Hindawi. Bureau Veritas of France, and Swiss company SGS, had been […]

Denmark’s COWI to Design Baghdad-Turkey Highway

By John Lee. An official from Iraq's Ministry of Housing and Construction has told Bloomberg that the ministry has signed a contract with the Danish company COWI for the design of a highway linking Baghdad with Turkey. The company, based in Lyngby, Denmark, is due to complete preliminary designs within 20 weeks before working on […]