Business is booming in Misrata

Business is booming on Misrata’s docks, a dramatic change to the desperate days of April and May 2011. Then, under heavy shelling and rocket attack, only humanitarian boats were brave enough to enter the port. Now, millions of dollars of trade is passing through this port every month. Currently, about 1,200 people work on site, […]

Yara Says Investigation Confirms Unacceptable Payments

Norwegian fertilizer producer Yara International ASA confirmed Friday that it had made “an unacceptable payment” of $1 million in India in 2007, as well as “unacceptable offers of payments” in Libya, after an internal investigation into possible irregularities.”It is disappointing to confirm that unacceptable payments have been made from Yara, but I am nevertheless satisfied […]

Libya open to doing business with all international partners, says Libyan Minister

The Libyan Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, H.E. Prof. Fathi Al Akkari said his country was open to doing business with all international partners. “Libya needs everything. There is huge demand for goods, services and know-how from all sectors of the economy and Libya welcomes all to support its rebuilding efforts, he […]

Pure Technologies Announces New Work Worth Approximately $4.1 Million

Pure Technologies Ltd.  has announced new work in Australia, Canada, Libya and Mexico for a combined value of more than $4.1 million.  The work associated with these projects encompasses the full range of Pure’s services including pipeline inspection, leak detection, condition assessment and specialized engineering services for water and wastewater pipelines.  Pure has received additional […]

Carter Center to send election monitors to Libya

The Carter Center is sending observer teams to Libya to monitor and report on that country’s July 7 parliamentary elections. Former President Jimmy Carter said in a statement Wednesday that he hopes the center’s limited mission will contribute “to a peaceful, transparent and credible electoral process and will support Libyans’ aspirations to build a strong […]

Factbox: How will Libya’s national assembly elections work?

Libyans head to the polls on July 7 to elect a national assembly in the nation’s first election in a generation almost a year after ousting Muammar Gaddafi in a NATO-backed rebellion. Below are some facts about the Libyan election and the role of the new national assembly: THE VOTE – 200 seats in the national […]