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ACES Organizes Site Investigation Seminar for Kurdistan Ministry of Electricity

Date: 
7 Feb 2015

A site investigation seminar was delivered by Dr. Naeem Abdulhadi (Deputy Group CEO) for the Kurdistan Ministry of Electricity in Erbil-Kurdistan on 3 February 2015. The seminar was attended by senior engineers and officials from Erbil, Duhok and Sulaimani governorates as well as ACES Erbil senior staff.

The seminar covered several topics including objectives of site investigation, planning and work approach, determining the number and depth of boreholes, drilling procedures, sampling, field testing, and laboratory testing. In addition, a case study was given on the site investigation carried out by ACES for the Kingdom Tower in Jeddah, which is set to be the tallest building in the world (height in excess of 1,000m). 

It is worth mentioning that ACES Erbil is currently carrying out the quality control works for two major power plant projects for the Ministry of Electricity. In addition, ACES carried out the site investigation for the new Ministry building in Erbil in 2014.

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