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Politics, money, and war.

Tuesday, December 2


The Atlantic Journal Constitution reports in Idaho-Based Co. Halts Iraq Project that Washington Group is having a little trouble. Their subcontractor Omu Electric from Seoul, South Korea has lost two engineers in shootings.
A Boise-based engineering and construction company has suspended work on power line towers being built in northern Iraq because two engineers for a subcontractor were killed and two others wounded in a weekend attack.


Omu Electric had sent 68 engineers to Iraq under its $20 million subcontract with Washington Group.
Company Washington Group International
Subcontractor Omu Electric Co. of Seoul, South Korea
Award $20 million
Agency USAID
Date of RFP
Date of Award possibly October 3, 2003 (see link)
Nature of work Construction of power transmission towers as part of the contract to rebuild Iraq's power infrastructure.
Idaho-Based Co. Halts Iraq Project
By Associated Press
The Atlantic Journal Constitution
December 2, 2003



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