Archive | Construction & Engineering

New Cement Plant to be built in Nalut

By John Lee. The Libyan Fund for  Economic and Social Development and the National Company for Building Material Industry have  has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to build a cement plant in Nalut. The plant will have a capacity of 1.6 million tonnes annually. (Source: Central Bank of Libya)

Talks Resume on Completion of Turkish Projects in Libya

The Turkish-Libyan Contracting Joint Working Group has reportedly agreed to start work on the continuation of the unfinished projects of Turkish companies in Libya. According to Daily Sabah, the group’s meeting was held under the chairmanship of Turkish Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan and Planning Minister of Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) Taher al-Jehaimi. It […]

Filipino Workers allowed to Return to Libya

The Governing Board (GB) of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has issued a resolution allowing the processing and deployment of returning overseas Filipinos workers (OFWs) to Libya. Based on GB Resolution No. 1, series of 2019, which was approved on January 25 and released to the media on Tuesday, the decision was issued after […]

Major Libyan Port Project Agreed

Historic Economic Agreement Unites Libya’s East and West in the Development of One of North Africa’s Largest Deep-Sea Ports International investment firm, The Guidry Group, announced this week that Libya’s government authorities in the East and West have come together and formally agreed to jointly support what will become one of North Africa’s most highly-automated […]

Urban Planners Trained on Geographic Information System

UN-Habitat launched a ten-day training course in Geographic information System (GIS) mapping on urban planning for 18 civil servants from different branches of Libya’s Urban Planning Agency (UPA) and six municipalities. (Benghazi, Ubari, Al Kufra, Sebha, Sirte and Janzour). “UN-Habitat and the Urban Planning Agency are committed to pursue their partnership in order to improve […]

New Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: Maintenance of supply department store at Ghanfooda site, Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) Replacement of two desalters and two oil heaters at Nafoora, Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) Electrical power supply to new station “K” and satellite “L,O and Y” Nafoora oil field, […]

Korea contributes US$1m to Stabilization Facility for Libya

His Excellency, the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Libya, Mr. Sungsoo Choi, and UNDP Resident Representative a.i., Mr. Sultan Hajiyev, signed an agreement today to increase South Korea’s contribution to the Stabilization Facility–Stronger for Libya, by further US$ 1 million. So far, approximately two million people are benefitting from services restored by the […]