By John Lee. The US Ambassador to Iraq, Matthew H. Tueller, joined Minister of Water Resources Jamal al-Adili and Italian Ambassador Pasquino to celebrate the successful completion of emergency efforts to stabilize Mosul Dam. The United States provided $124 million for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to serve as the "Engineer" for the […]
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Mosul Dam Engineer may be Rescued
By John Lee. Reuters reports that Bain Capital Credit has been chosen for a 900-million-euro ($1.06 billion) deal to rescue the heavily-indebted Italian engineering firm Trevi. Among Trevi's current projects is the stabilisation of Iraq’s Mosul Dam. More here from Reuters. (Source: Reuters)
Is Mosul Dam now Stable?
Iraqi officials report that Mosul Dam now stable; experts continue to question its stability After six months of intensified repairs, Iraqi officials claim the massive Mosul Dam has been saved from impending disaster. But experts say it will always be at risk of collapse and will need constant maintenance. In a statement on May 5, […]
Geologists educate Mosul Dam Engineers on GIS modeling
Five engineers from the Ministry of Water Resources at the Mosul Dam project in Iraq and one engineer from Trevi S.p.A., the construction company working on the project, recently completed three weeks of training with a U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Data Management Reach Back Team. They learned about a Nashville District developed […]
Iraq signs Contract with Italian firm to Consolidate Mosul dam
The Iraqi authorities have signed a contract with Italy's Trevi construction company to consolidate the Mosul dam, reported the Italian Foreign Ministry. The contract was signed following intense negotiations between the company and the Iraqi authorities in Baghdad. Under the contract, the Trevi Group will carry out consolidation work on the dam, as agreed during […]
Mosul Dam at 'Higher Risk' of Failure
By John Lee. A new report by the U.S. Army Corps of Eengineers (USACE) says that the probability of Mosul Dam collapsing is even greater than was previously believed. According to Associated Press, the problem is that the dam was shoddily built on unstable ground: The earth underneath it is constantly being eroded by water. […]
Video: Italian Firm Wins Contract to Fix Mosul Dam
From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq announced on Tuesday that it has awarded Italian firm Trevi a contract to repair and maintain the country's largest dam, which is in danger of catastrophic collapse.
Renewed Fears of Mosul Dam Collapse
By John Lee. U.S. Army Lieutenant General Sean MacFarland has said the US military was working with the Iraqi government on a plan to protect civilians in the event of a collapse of Mosul Dam. Reuters quotes him as telling journalists in Baghdad: "The likelihood of the dam collapsing is something we are trying to […]