Construction & Engineering In Iraq Archives - Panorama Insurance Brokers

IBBC Webinar: Causes and Cures for Iraqi Corruption

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) is delighted to invite you to the public launch of Professor Frank Gunther’s new paper on corruption in Iraq on Monday 26th of April from 1pm – 2pm BST. Following the presentation of the paper there will be comments from Dr Renad Masour, Chatham House, and Maya Gebeily, AFP…. Read More

PM Opens New GE-Enka Power Station in Muthanna

By John Lee. Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi has officially opened a new power station in Muthanna Governorate. The plant was built by the American company GE, and Turkey’s Enka. According to @HarryIstepanian, the plant is in Samawa, and uses four GE “Frame-9E” turbines to provide 500MW of power. (Source: Office of the Prime Minister, @HarryIstepanian)

Egyptian Architects to Rebuild Al-Nouri Mosque in Mosul

An international jury has announced that an entry by eight Egyptian architects won the international competition for the reconstruction of the historic Al-Nouri Mosque complex in Mosul, Iraq, a major component of UNESCO‘s ambitious project for the rehabilitation of the ancient city, Revive the Spirit of Mosul. Selected from among 123 entries, the winning design… Read More

Water could be next major Conflict between Iran and Iraq

By Banafsheh Keynoush, for The Middle East Institute. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Water scarcity could lead to the next major conflict between Iran and Iraq Iran and Iraq are frequently at odds over water issues. Iraq depends on the… Read More

Land Port design completed for Iraq-Kuwait Border

Multidisciplinary consultancy Khatib & Alami has completed the design for a new land port in Safwan, Basra, at the border between the Republic of Iraq and the State of Kuwait. Subject to authority approvals, the project will enhance the passage of commercial goods and people by increasing capacity to around 1,000 vehicles per day, with… Read More

PM lays Foundation Stone for next phase of Grand Faw Port

By John Lee. Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi has laid the foundation stone for the next phase of the giant Grand Faw Port project. This phase consists of: The construction of five berths for container ships; Creating the container storage and handling yard, and digging the inland shipping channel; Building the external navigation channel; Building a… Read More

Iraqi PM lays Foundation Stone for $4bn Refinery Project

By John Lee. Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi has laid the foundation stone for the South Refineries Company (SRC)‘s new Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) complex at Basrah Refinery. The project will be built by Japan’s JGC Corporation, and will increase refinery capacity by 55,000 barrels per day (bpd). It will be funded by a loan from… Read More

Invitation to IBBC Members’ Introduction Webinar

Dar Al Handasah has provided consultancy services to more than 950 clients in 60 countries, and has handled projects involving a total investment cost of over US$ 300 billion. Through these projects, we participate actively in the development of our societies. With a permanent staff of 9,850 and over 4,000 successfully completed projects, DAR has in-house… Read More

Completion of ME’s first Refuse-Derived Fuel Project

By John Lee. Germany’s Eggersmann Group has reportedly completed the commissioning of the Middle East’s first RDF (Refuse Derived Fuel) bio-drying project in Sulaymaniyah. According to Cemnet, the client, “a local cement producer, negotiated a 20-year agreement for receiving waste from the municipality at the agreed tipping fee per tonne“. Eggersmann’s website says that contracts… Read More

Mosul Properties being Snapped Up

From Rudaw. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Mosul old city properties rapidly being bought up: residents Locals in Mosul say people from Iraq’s southern provinces are buying up historical houses and property in the war-devastated old city at an alarming rate…. Read More